Roger Dale Hollingshead, age 58, of Chuckey, TN, passed away unexpectedly at his residence Saturday, July 16, 2011.
A native of Wellston, OH, he was a son of Margaret Hollingshead, Wellston, OH and the late Ralph Hollingshead. Mr. Hollingshead was owner and operator of Maintenance Plus and was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting, fishing and loved his dogs. Roger served in the U.S Marines. In addition to his father, Roger is preceded in death by two sisters, Sue Hollingshead and Jonna Trace; nephew, Robert Williams; father-in-law, Albert Bailey.
Survivors in addition to his mother include, his wife, Deborah Bailey Hollingshead, of the home; four sons, Steve Hollingshead and wife Carol, Bluff City, Pete Hollingshead, Bluff City, Trent Hollingshead, Jackson, OH, Ben Miller, Jonesborough, and Andrew Miller, Elizabethton; one daughter, Barbara Jones, Limestone; sisters, Sara Rippeth, Ohio, Ruth Rendergraft, Baileyton, TN, Jennifer Ross, Chuckey; brothers, Tom and Harold Hollingshead, Ohio, a very special family member, Sarah Silvers, St. James, TN; grandchildren, Kevin, Brandon, Makayla, Jazzi, Summer, Ethan, Rachel, and Tabitha; mother-in-law, Ouida Bailey; special friends Oscar Gillis and Ralph Cyrus. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The graveside service for Mr. Hollingshead will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 20, 2011 in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Military honors will be presented by the V.F. W. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 20 from 12:00 P.M. until 1:30 P.M. at Appalachian Funeral Home.
Memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.appfh.com.
Appalachian Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 800 E. Watauga Ave. is serving the Hollingshead Family. (423) 928-6111