Tony Hollingsworth Sr.
November 10, 1961 - February 18, 2021
Tony Hollingsworth was born on November 10, 1961 in Anderson, Indiana to Ella Patton and Robert Hollingsworth. He moved to Omaha at a young age with his parents and older brother. After school he married Suzetta Hollingsworth and joined the Army. He really enjoyed his tour in Germany. Upon return Tony and Suzetta later had four children: Dominque, Anthony Jr., Andrew, and Andre.
He worked at Pamida driving forklifts for many years. In the early 2000's he went to work at Airlite Plastics. He finally landed a career at the post office where he loved working with his coworkers.
Tony was passionate about his sports. He would sit and watch football and basketball all day with his only grandson, while talking trash to his sons on the phone about their teams. No matter how loud he always enjoyed hearing his 8 grandkids running through his house. Tony was always dancing and cooking with the grandkids whenever they would come over.
Tony Hollingsworth is preceded in death by his mother, Ella Patton; father, Robert Hollingsworth; mother-in-law, Mary Newman; sisters-in-law: Careda Belk, Monica Vance, Reba James; and brothers-in-law, Ernest Ross and Lawrence Cooper.
Tony leaves to mourn his wife, Suzetta Hollingsworth; three sons: Anthony Hollingsworth Jr., Andrew Hollingsworth, Andre Hollingsworth; one daughter, Dominique (Apollo) Cobb all of Omaha, Nebraska; two sisters, Sheila (Richard) Page, Marshann Hollingsworth (Darryl Johnson); two brothers, Johnny Hollingsworth and Timmy Hollingsworth; sisters-in-law, Ramona and Concetta; brothers-in-law: Gregory, Moe, Simmy, and Reggie; seven granddaughters; one grandson; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Viewing will be held from 5:00-7:00 P.M., Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. A celebration of life service will be at 1:00 P.M., Friday, February 26, 2021 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery with full military honors provided by the United States Army and Benson VFW Post 2503.
The service will be livestreamed for those unable to attend. A link will be provided (above) at approximately 12:00 P.M., Friday. Click on the link to watch. The link will remain active following the service for those unable to watch live.