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Shelby Eugene Hollis

January 31, 1940 ~ October 2, 2022 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Obituary

Shelby Eugene Hollis, 82, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday October 2, 2022, at his home. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday October 6th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Curtis Hester officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Navy honors. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Hollis was born January 31, 1940, in Nashville to the late Gilmer Eugene and Fannie Williams Hollis. His parents were originally from Henrietta, TN. He was a retired Medic with the U.S. Navy, having served 22 years. During his military career, he served on the Dwight D. Eisenhower and was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and three Good Conduct Awards. After retiring from the U.S. Navy, he worked as a supervisor at Hale and Cotton in Springfield. Mr. Hollis was a member of Good News Apostolic Church, and he loved sports, especially football and the Tennessee Titans. He loved everyone, especially his family.

Mr. Hollis survived by his wife: Addie G. Perry Hollis of Springfield, by his daughter: Sheila Hollis (John Morris) of Cedar Hill, by his brother: Tommy Hollis of Nashville, by his sisters: Janice (Carnell) Buttrey of Nashville, Shirley (Glen) Freels of Harriman, and Pat (Roger) Cooper of Kentucky, and by 11 stepchildren, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
October 5, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robertson County Funeral Home
2201 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172

Visitation
Thursday
October 6, 2022

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Robertson County Funeral Home
2201 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 6, 2022

2:00 PM
Robertson County Funeral Home
2201 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172

Burial

Springfield Memorial Gardens
4005 Memorial Blvd.
Springfield, TN 37172

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