Ernest J. “Ernie” Hollingsworth, III, 64, of Flat Rock passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Elizabeth House. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, Ernie was a son of the late Ernest J. Hollingsworth, Jr. and Mary Lois Hollingsworth of Hendersonville.
In addition to his mother, Ernie is survived by his loving wife of twenty-nine years, Gail; his daughter, Leslie Manley of Hendersonville; two stepchildren, Patricia Clark (Paul) of Canton, Jeffrey Inman (Sarah) of Hendersonville; two brothers, Mark Hollingsworth (Rose) of Chandler, AZ and Eric Hollingsworth of Craig, CO; a sister, Sheila Broadway (Mark) of Hendersonville; two grandchildren, Taya and Chris Manley; six step-grandchildren, Austin, Colton, Tallie, Taylor, Tori, Trent; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm Sunday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel and Hospitality room.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.