GALVA- Ronald Hollingsworth, 83, of Galva, died at 2:35 p.m., Friday, June 3, 2022, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 7 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva with Pastor Bryan Griem officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, June 6 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church.
He was born May 8, 1939, in Rose Hill, IA, the son of Ivan and Leonara (Bradley) Hollingsworth. He married Mary Haines on March 8, 1960, in Sigurney, IA. She survives as do his children, Randolph (Sandra) Hollingsworth of Beech Island, S.C., Richard Hollingsworth of Cedar Rapids, IA, Ronda Davis of Galva and Rita (Ken) Meaker of Toulon, eight grandchildren: Kyle, Brianna, Robert, Mike, Doug, Crystal, Kendra and Becky, several great grandchildren and a sister, Joyce. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Ronald “Ron” Hollingsworth Jr. and a grandson, Joshua Hollingsworth.
Ron had worked for the past 32 years for Bell Trucking as a driver and mechanic. In earlier years, he had worked at the Galva Creamery. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and enjoyed feeding the birds, reading the newspaper and spending time with his family.