Donald Lane “D.L.” Hollingsworth III, 49, of Bloomington passed away on Sunday February 23, 2020 after a short but courageous battle with Melanoma surrounded by his loving family and friends.
D.L. was born September 16, 1970 in Bloomington and was the son of Donald Lane Hollingsworth Jr. and Debra Ann (Terrill) Hollingsworth. D.L. was a 1989 graduate of Bloomington High School South and attended Vincennes University. D.L. worked for the Street and Utility Department for the City of Bloomington for 9 years. D.L. drove a School Bus for 18 years and loved his kids and telling the stories of driving them. He enjoyed raising cattle and playing with his babies. He loved to collect Oldsmobile cars, and took pride in restoring tractors and mowers, especially his grandpas Sears garden tractor. D.L. has journeyed from coast to coast to buy an old car or to look for something that interested him. Nothing was ever too far way for him to buy as he loved to drive and see the sights as he went. He loved his old vinyl records especially older country music and enjoyed getting younger kids to enjoy as well. He loved gardening or playing with his toys and putting his garden out.
D.L. leaves behind his loving and dedicated wife Julie Hollingsworth, his handsome and loyal son Hunter and beautiful daughter Jesse. He is also survived by his parents Don and Debbie; brothers, Mike and Chris (Shonna); nephews, Lane, Dusty and Eli; father-in-law, Ed Crohn; special friend Steve Teague and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Kristy Crohn; grandparents, Don and Janet Hollingsworth and Ford Jr. and Patsy Terrill, and aunt, Beverly Harrell.
Pallbears for D.L. will be Hunter Hollingsworth, Mike Hollingsworth, Chris Hollingsworth, Wyatt Martin, Justin Deckard, and Matt Smith
Services for D.L. will be 2:00 pm Thursday, February 27, 2020 at the Cincinnati Christian Church, 11432 State Road 54 Bloomfield, IN. Dr. Troy M. Borst will officiate the service and burial will follow at Burch Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 2-8 pm at Cincinnati Christian Church and Thursday from Noon until service time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to: Benefit for D.L. Hollingsworth c/o: Mutual Bank 1054 E. IN – 445 Bloomfield, IN 47424.