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“I was sorry to hear of Lee's passing. I enjoyed working for him ( Blacktopping ) and had a lot of fun with him at some of his auctions. He will be...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Harold Vail - Dixon, IL - Friend

“Just visited with Aunt Ruth a d learned about your loss. Am so sorry to hear the news. Hugs and prayers. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Hinkelmann - Murfreesboro, TN

“Linda and Family...We send our condolences to all. Keeping you in our prayers in your time of need. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Karen & Jim Gallagher - Sebastian, FL

“Our deepest condolences. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Frank & Lisa Pastrana - IL

“Linda and Family We are sorry for your loss. Lee always had a smile and a welcome for us. I remember the Tues night auctions that Dave and I...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: George Bowser - MARION, IL

“I met him very briefly, with your Mom,he was enjoying your wedding day...he was very happy. So sorry, Matt and Meghan...memories are precious, and...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: JeanMarie Bassett - Norfolk, VA

“He was the best boss I ever had and also the best work crew I could have ever wanted to work with. It was a job that I looked forward to going to...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jim Morris - Lampe, MO - Friend

“Our condolences to the family. We send prayers & love. Lee will be remembered for his kindness & his smiling face! ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: James/Kay Stivers - Desmet, ID

“Lee was a very interesting person to sit down and converse with. We enjoyed sitting down and discussing all the problems in the world as far as our...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Russ Fritts - Dixon, IL - Friend


Long time Dixon businessman, Lee F. Hollingsworth, 76 died Monday June 3, 2019.

He was born on November 16, 1942 in Sterling. Lee grew up in Nelson, where he attended grade school later graduating from Rock Falls High School with the class of 1960. He served in the US Marines and upon discharge, went to work at the Chrysler Plant in Belvedere, IL and also attended Rock Valley College. In 1975, he purchased the auction business from his uncle in Dixon, thus becoming owner/operator of Auction City until his death. In his honor, the business will continue operations as usual, with the help of his family, his son Andy and co-workers Curt, Jim, Herman and Theresa.

He married Linda Robinson on October 9, 1982. Lee was an avid Chicago sports fan, fisherman, and card player. Lee loved his family, his profession, his customers, his dog Chevy, his time on the river, the annual 4th of July parties with fireworks and friends. Lee was a proud father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Linda; his sons: Dr. Anthony (Christina) Hollingsworth of RI, Matthew (Meghan) Hollingsworth of FL and Andrew Hollingsworth of Sterling; his mother Mary Hollingsworth of KS; his sisters: Laurie Olson of MD and Billie Jo Gess of KS; his grandchildren: Katie, Caroline and Claudia.
He was preceded in death by his father Bill Hollingsworth and his sister Glenda..

Visitation will take place on Saturday June 8, 2019 from 9-11 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls. Military rites will follow at the funeral home.