Donald R. Hollinger, 87, of Navarre, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, February 28, 2021. Born in Navarre, October 8, 1933, a son to the late Leo and Mildred (Feucht) Hollinger, Don attended Navarre High School and served honorably in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a metal fabricator for Ohio Drilling Company, retiring after 42 years of loyal and dedicated service. A loving husband and a devoted and supportive dad and grandpa, Don placed his wife and family at the center of his life. He attended Fohl Memorial United Methodist Church in Navarre and was active in several fraternal and veteran’s organizations including Clinton Lodge 47 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Canton and Tadmor Shrine of Akron, Navarre VFW Post 5047 and AMVETS. An avid outdoorsman, Don loved camping, hunting and fishing – especially in Canada, with his family and friends. Closer to home he also enjoyed gardening.
Predeceased by his parents; his dear wife of 49 years, Betty L. (Timney) Hollinger and his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Owenah Hollinger; Don is survived by his son, Donald L. (Jodi) Hollinger and grandson, Ryan Hollinger, all of Navarre; his special friend, Carol Geers, of Zoar, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 5, 2021, at Atkinson Feucht Hare Funeral Home in Navarre. A private Masonic service will begin at 10:00 a.m. with visitation open to all from 10:15-11:00. Pastor Carl Kandel of Fohl Memorial UMC will officiate and burial with military honors will follow at East Union Lawn Cemetery. For those attending, face coverings are required, and social distancing protocols will be observed. Your memories and condolences are always welcome and may be added to our on-line guestbook at www.atkinsonfeucht.com.
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