He was born May 4, 1955 in Petersburg to Robert S. Hollon and LaVella Minor Hollon.
Jimmy was a 1973 graduate of Sullivan High School, a Correctional Officer at the Lawrenceville, IL Correctional Facility and a member of the Sullivan Jaycees. He was a donor for the Indiana Eye Bank, giving sight to others in need.
He was preceded in death by his father, a sister Sondra Lee Hollon, his father in-law Gilbert Gress and his mother in-law Leota Gress.
Survivors include his mother; his wife, Debra Lee Dove Hollon of Linton; two brothers, Mike Hollon and his wife Gayle of Virginia and Tim Hollon of Kansas; one sister, Vickie Hollon of Sullivan; a son Trent Hollon, of Ft. Campbell, KY; step-children Dana Dove of Linton, Nathan Dove and his wife Lisa of Linton, Fawn Dove of Linton, Darin Taylor of Hutsonville, IL, Karin Bolenbaugh of Sullivan and Les Bolenbaugh of Whiteman AFB; three sisters-in-law, Wanda Colvin and her husband Don of Montgomery, Pam Sailer of Centralia, IL and Audra Gress of Anderson; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Holmes Memorial Chapel in Sullivan with Bro. Keith Belcher officiating.
Burial will be in Sugarland Memorial Garden at Washington, IN.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. on Friday.