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Leo Hollins Sr.


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Leo Hollins Sr. Obituary
Hollins, Leo Sr.



On May 23, 2016, Leo Hollins Sr., 84, passed away in Olney, Texas.

Leo Sr. is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Dorothy (Powdrell) Hollins; daughters, Marla Hollins, Ja'Net (Keith) Breckenridge; sons, Leo Jr (Liz Thomson) and Christopher; sister Dorothy McGruder; sister- in-law Lillie Hollins and lifelong best friend Roy Clifton.

Leo Sr. was preceded in death by his parents Flora and Albert Hollins and siblings LB, Louis, Dearphine and Beunice.

Leo Sr. was born on November 7, 1931 in Gilmer, Texas. He moved to Albuquerque in 1961. Leo received a Bachelor's degree in Special Education at the University of New Mexico. Leo Sr. retired from Goodwill Industries in 1996 where he served as an Employment Counselor, Educator and Activist for people with disabilities. He moved to Olney, Texas to be with family and enjoy his passion for fishing and country life. Leo was known as "The Best Crappie Fisherman Ever!"

The joy of Leo's life was his six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and innumerable adopted children.

We miss you so much but know the chain will link again.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 5, 2016
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