He was born March 5, 1941, to Horace and Hazel (Brunson) Hollingsworth in Lyons, Ind. On September 13, 1960, he married Donetta K. Sloan and they had three children.
Ronald was a Superintendent for Peabody Coal Company and a farmer, retiring in 1997.
Survivors include his wife, Donetta K. Hollingsworth of Linton; two sons, Ronnie G. (Misty) Hollingsworth and Michael P. Hollingsworth both of Linton; one daughter, Debbie L. (Jay Stollings) Hollingsworth; four grandchildren, Heather, Garrett, Jordan and Haley; and one great-grandson, Matthew.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Donald Hollingsworth.
Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 25, 2011 and from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday.
The funeral service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 26, 2011 with Rev. Dick Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com