A graduate of Southern Methodist University and member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Jim enjoyed a lengthy career with Dr Pepper. Upon retirement in 1975 his hours were spent tending to and restoring his prized Packard automobiles. He was a member of numerous auto clubs nationwide and an avid member of the Packard Automobile Club.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, brother Louis Robert Hollingsworth, Jr. and sister-in-law Sarah Munsell Hollingsworth. He is survived by his brother William Campbell Hollingsworth of Edna, his sister-in-law Cecelia Boyd Hollingsworth of Beeville, his nieces and nephews Sarah Hollingsworth Kahanek and husband Kelley of Victoria, Anne Hollingsworth Groda of Beeville, Beth Hollingsworth Borne and husband Dave of Lakeway, William Campbell Hollingsworth, Jr. and wife Lanier of Hurst, Louis Robert Hollingsworth III and wife Katherine of Fair Fax, Virginia, and James Munsell Hollingsworth of Edna. Great-niece and nephews Katherine Hollingsworth , Sean Kristopher Groda, Kelley David Kahanek, Jr. William Ross Kahanek, James Morgan Kahanek, William Craig Hollingsworth, Robert Louis Hollingsworth IV and Joseph David Hollingsworth and 5 great-great-nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held at 10:00 am, Saturday, October 27, 2012, in Memory Gardens of Edna Cemetery. Reverend Bernard Ritchea officiated.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4401 Lilac Lane, Victoria, Texas 77901, Hospice of South Texas, 605 E Locust Ave., Victoria, Texas 77901, American Diabetes Association, 2400 Augusta Drive, Houston, Texas 77055, or First United Methodist Church of Edna, 216 N. Main, Edna, Texas 77957.
Arrangements were under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna.