Zionsville Times Sentinel

January 9, 2013

Warren Kennith (Ken) Hollis of Whitestown


Staff Writer

Zionsville — Warren Kennith Hollis, 91, of Whitestown, died Jan. 4, 2013. He was born Oct. 15, 1921 in White House, Tenn. to the late Robert A. and Lela (Warren) Hollis.

Ken served his country as a Navy pilot during WWII. A graduate of DePauw University, Ken was vice president of College Life Insurance and president of College Park Credit Corp. He was a member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church.

Ken is survived by his daughter Shelley H. (Steven) Leinicke of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; son Mark N. (Lecia) Hollis of Whitestown; four grandchildren, Dr. Jennifer Leinicke, John Leinicke, Sarah Hollis and Kennith Hollis; and one great-granddaughter, Natalie Barnicle.

Ken was preceded in death by his sister Gwendolyn Goodrum.

In his leisure time, Ken was a beekeeper and won awards for his honey at the Indiana State Fair. Ken was an active member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church and particularly enjoyed participating in outreach ministry and Habitat for Humanity. He was proud of working on more than 100 missions and building projects throughout the United States and other countries.

Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Flanner and Buchanan-Zionsville, 105 W. Pine St. Services celebrating Ken’s life and faith will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 100 W. 86th St., Indianapolis, IN  46260.

Online condolences may be made at www.flannerbuchanan.com.