Benjamin Hanson Hollingworth, 94, passed away Nov. 23, 1990, at a local hospital in Salt Lake City, of causes incident to age.
Born Oct. 8, 1896, in Salt Lake City, to Benjamin Hatton and Emma Hanson Hollingworth. He married Edna "D" Davis on Oct. 18, 1922, in the Salt Lake Temple. He died August 7, 1983. From this union were born five children.Benjamin was educated in Salt Lake City Schools and attended the University of Deseret, studying accounting. He worked for the presiding bishop's office of the LDS Church for several years before moving to KSL. He retired in 1969 as secretary/treasurer for Radio Service Corp. He was a very personable and capable administrator and has been well remembered and cared for by his associates at Bonneville International, for which we express gratitude.
A High Priest in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he has served in many positions beginning at age 26 as bishop of the Center Ward in Salt Lake City, ward clerk of several wards, stake High Priest president and High Councilman in the Holladay Stake under three stake presidents. He fulfilled a mission to the Northern States Mission and served a mission with his wife in the Central England Mission from 1969 to 1971. He was a veteran of World War I.
Survivors include: Two sons and two daughters, Graham Davis Hollingworth and his wife, Gwen, presently serving in the Tulsa, Oklahoma Mission; Franklin Davis Hollingworth and his wife, Marilyn, Helen Hollingworth of Salt Lake City; Diana Mary Calhoun of Central City, Colorado; a third son, Lawrence Davis Hollingworth preceded him in death in a Sabre Jet crash on April 25, 1957. Also surviving him are nieces and nephews, 12 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Nov. 27, 1990, at 2 p.m. in Holladay LDS 14th Ward, 4917 So. Viewmont (2085 East). Friends may call at the MacKay Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 Highland Drive, Monday evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and at the church Tuesday, one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Holladay Memorial Park. The family would like to express heartfelt gratitude to all those who cared for Dad in his last years at the Salt Lake Home and at the Holladay Healthcare Center. We express to the physicians and personnel at Holy Cross Hospital, who graciously helped Dad leave this mortal body in peace and dignity our respect, love and thanks.
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