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Barry Wayne Hollandsworth, 74, of Fairview, passed away on Aug. 11, 2017 in his home after a short battle with esophagus cancer.
He was born Dec. 28, 1942 to the late Dale and Bertha Hollandsworth of Barrackville. He attended school in Barrackville.
Barry was a hardworking coal miner until he retired from Loveridge Coal Mine. He enjoyed spending time with his family and camping at Spruce Knob in his earlier years and more recently, Big Bear Lake, where he owned a campsite.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Shirley Marlene Hollandsworth; a daughter, Shelli Hollandsworth Nielson and her husband Charles of Barrackville; a son, Jason Hollandsworth and his wife Christina of Canonsburg; five grandchildren, Lane Byard, and Abby, Ayden, Aaron and Addilyn Hollandsworth; and two step-grandchildren, Megan and Bethany Nielson.
In addition, he is survived by two brothers, Robert Hollandsworth and his wife Linda of Barrackville and Eugene Hollandsworth of Texas, as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his parents-in-law, Charles and Francelia Towles; a brother, Marvin Hollandsworth; and a sister-in-law, Linda Davis.
Mr. Hollandsworth's family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont for a memorial service.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on August 13, 2017
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