Residents in Lexington said goodbye to a fallen firefighter on Friday. Harold Hollingsworth was laid to rest after he died in a car crash on the way to a fire call.
A large turnout was expected for Harold Hollingsworth's funeral, held at Lexington High School. Hollingsworth been in firefighting for 25 years.
Harold Hollingsworth was an active member of the Lexington community. He had served on the school board and volunteered with the Boy Scouts.
Hollingsworth's funeral was at 1 p.m. Friday. He was a veteran of the Missouri Army National Guard, serving with the 110th Combat Engineer Battalion.
Fort Osage Fire Protection District assistant Chief Harold Hollingsworth died Sunday night in a car crash. He was on his way to a fire call.
Harold Hollingsworth was a firefighter for 25 years. He began his career in Lexington before moving to the Fort Osage Fire Protection District in 1997. He was promoted to assistant chief in 2011.