Keith Hollins

August 22, 1948 ‒ September 20, 2014

Mansfield, Ohio

Keith Hollins, 66, of Mansfield, died Saturday, September 20, 2014 at home after a short illness lovingly surrounded by his family.

Born August 22, 1948, in Corbin, KY, he was the son of Ray and Christine (Barton) Hollins. He married his high school sweetheart Candace “Candy” (English) Hollins on April 6, 1967 and she survives.

He was a graduate of Bucyrus High School in 1966 and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Galion. Keith worked 14 years at Mansfield Motor Group retiring in 2013 and previously owned Deano’s Drive Thru in Galion.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, being outdoors and was an avid golfer.

In addition to his wife Candy he is survived by mother Christine Hollins of Bucyrus; daughters Deana (Kevin) Koge of Galion and Keri (Steve) Roth of Akron; grandchildren Spenser, Sydnee, Jordan, Koltyn and Kentyn; great granddaughter Keeley Koge; sister Penny (Robert) Dible of Bucyrus; sister-in-law Jill (Gary) Miller of Crestline; mother-in-law Betty English of Mansfield and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by father Ray Hollins; son Michael Dean Hollins; brother Jack Hollins and father-in-law Dean English.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 24 with Pastor Jeff Hape officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Make A Wish Foundation in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Keith Hollins, and condolences may be made to them at


  • Dear Candy & Family,
    So very sorry to hear of your loss of Keith. You have my very deepest
    sympathy. Your happy and fun memories will help you get through
    this most difficult time.
    Bonnie Crase

  • I was so sad to see Keith had passed away. He was so much fun as a member and golfer, in the day, at The Galion Country Club. You have my deepest sympathies.
    Lisa Dye

  • Jamie and I were stunned to hear about Keith. I have such fond memories of both of you, so kind and funny. My heart is broken for you and your family. Wish we could be there for you but being 3000 mles away won’t allow that. Love and peace to you.
    Marjorie and Jamie (Black) Robinson
    Fresno, California

  • Candy, I was so sad to hear of Keith’s passing. He always had me laughing. Loved his jokes, he was such a funny man. I have so many fond memories of Keith, and of you. I love the DVD. It made me cry, remembering the fun times in San Diego. Doug and I had such a great time with you and Keith. Keith touched so many peoples lives. He was an awesome man. Doug and I are so happy that we were a small part of his life. Precious, precious memories!

    Heaven just got another angel. Rest in Peace Keith.

    Thoughts and Prayers to you and the entire Hollins family. We love you Candy!

    Cathy & Doug Schramek

  • Candy: So saddened to know of your loss. Such a handsome, loving couple. Please know that you are in my thoughts. Ric fondly remembers Keith, as well….most likely, Keith was a more accomplished golfer!

  • Family
    I’m so sorry to hear of Keith’s passing. I hadn’t seen him in many years. May God give you comfort during this difficult time. My Mom (Myrtle) and Keith’s Dad were brother and sister.
    Debbie and Dewey Taylor

  • Mom & I are so sorry about Keith’s passing. He will always be in our heart and memories. Keith always made us laugh. We will cherish the memories….especially those of his last visit with Betty at moms and our latest visit at your home. We pray God give you and the family comfort & strength during this very difficult time and throughout the coming years. We were very honored to have known Keith. We love you! Linda and Doris Miller

  • Dear Candy and family, My deepest sympathy with the loss of your husband & father. Praying for comfort in the weeks and months to come. Linda Staiger