Harold Lon “Hal” Hollcroft, of Eatonton, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2012, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta at the age of 61. Born on November 22, 1950 in Kansas City, Missouri, he was the son of the late Keith Lon Hollcroft and Mary Lou Bly Hollcroft. He graduated from Carol City High School in Miami, Florida in 1969. Hal was married to Tina Davis Hollcroft. They married on November 5, 1994 in Atlanta, GA at Morningside Baptist Church. He retired from the clothing industry as president of Chaps Ralph Lauren where he worked from 1986 to 1999. Then he worked as a Christmas tree farmer for Barefoot Mountain Farms in Laurel Springs, NC and was a member of the North Carolina Christmas Tree Association.
He moved to Great Waters in Putnam County in 2004. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Milledgeville, Georgia and attended Lake Oconee Community Church at Reynolds Plantation.
Mr. Hollcroft is survived by his wife, Tina Davis Hollcroft of Eatonton, Georgia; two sons, Guy L. Hollcroft of Atlanta, Georgia and Drew N. Hollcroft of Atlanta, Georgia; a sister, Judy O’Neill of Portland, Oregon; a brother, Darrell Hollcroft of Coral Gables, Florida; nephews, Danny, David and Derek Hollcroft; and a number of other relatives and many friends.
A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Reynolds Plantation Pavilion, 3313 Linger Longer Road, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Dr. David Key officiating. A reception hosted by the Changing Thomes Book Club will follow at 1020 Timber Ridge Road, Greensboro, GA 30642.
The family request any memorials be made to Alliance For Smiles, Inc., 2565 Third Street, Suite 237, San Francisco, CA 94107 or the Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties, Inc., 2901 Reynolds Walk Trail, Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.