Robert Benny Hollinger

Robert Benny Hollinger

Robert Benny Hollinger, 63, of Monticello, passed away on December 29, 2015 at his home.

He was born October 17, 1952 at Dermott and was the son of the late Raleigh Henry Hollinger, Sr. and Alpha Marie Stueart Hollinger.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Walter Hollinger and a sister-in-law, Maurita Hollinger.

He is survived by two brothers, Oscar Hollinger and wife Melba of Monticello and Raleigh Hollinger, Jr. and wife Anita of Dermott; three sisters, Clarine White and husband Sidney of Pine Bluff, Linda Heflin and husband Hugh of Monticello and Frances Willard and husband Don of Sterlington, LA; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a very special friend whom he considered a brother, Paul Rash of Baton Rouge, LA.

After graduating from Dermott High School in 1970, Benny attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello where he received a degree in business management and a BSN degree in nursing. After graduating from UAM, he obtained his APN degree from UAMS as a nurse practitioner. He was presently employed at Stonegate Villa Rehab in Crossett and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and working outdoors. His hobbies included raising quail, chickens and pheasants. Benny was a loving brother, uncle, and friend to many.

Funeral service will be 11:00 am Saturday, January 2 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow in Dermott Cemetery in Dermott. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home.