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Obituaries For February 13, 2014
Updated February 13, 2014 7:00 AM
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Orval T. "Doc" Hollars - Bedford

Orval T. "Doc" Hollars, 95, passed away at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at Stone Bridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born March 7, 1918, in Upton, Kentucky, he was the son of Leander and Beulah (Bennett) Hollars. He married Helen Chenault December of 1939, and she preceded him in death in May of 1993. He was a machinist and retired from Naval Weapons Support Center--Crane. "Doc" was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II and the recipient of three bronze stars and the Bronze Star Medal.

Survivors include his daughter, Cyndia (Max) Wright, Bedford; son Terry Hollars, Bedford; grandchildren, Shelli (Steve) Warren, Richard (Christine) Wright, Robbie (Skyla) Hollars, Ronnie Hollars, Rickey (Andrea) Hollars; great grandchildren, Asheli Bridwell, Katie Wright, Derek Wright, twins, Carson and Caleb Wright; Lori Hollars, mother of Miranda Hollars; twins, Justin and Dakota Hollars Jacob Hollars.

His parents; wife; brothers, Edgar Hollars, Andrew Hollars, and Odis Hollars; and sister, Elizabeth New, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, February 14, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Kenny Dalton officiating. Burial will be in Patton Hill Cemetery.Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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