Joe Alan Hollinshead, 63, of Springfield died at 8:05 pm, Thursday, August 2, 2012 at his home. He was born November 21, 1948 in Farina, IL to Ray J. and Imogene Rogers Hollinshead. He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents
Surviving are his ex-wife, Brenda Morgan of Sherman; a step-daughter, Sara (Brad) Clark of Springfield; a step-son, Mike (Jill) Morgan of Williamsville; mother, Imogene Hollinshead of Salem; three sisters, Dana (Dan) Underwood of Sherman, Linda Hollinshead-Ingram of Edwards, MO and Dreama (Dennis) Robinson of Lake Station, IN; two brothers, David (Kathy) Hollinshead of Teutopolis and Alan (Becky) Hollinshead of Salem, IL and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Joe was a member of Sullivan Lutheran Church, VFW 10302, motorcyclists, and the American Legion in Sullivan. He graduated from Farina High School. Joe served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a recruiter for several years and worked in communications in Italy. He was a retired Sangamon County Correctional officer and retired from the Army National Guard. He worked with Lincoln’s Challenge.
Visitation: 4-7 pm Monday August 6, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10:30 am Tuesday August 7, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
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