Jackson J. Hollon
Age 88, of Butler Twp., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 9, 2023, at Miami Valley Hospital – Main Campus. Jack was born May 28, 1934 in Franklin, Ohio to the late Curtis & Mary (Dunn) Hollon.
Jack is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Judy (Alley) Hollon; two children, Jack “Dutch” Hollon & his wife, Terry and Jan Hollon & her husband, Mike Heier; two granddaughters, Jane and Bridget Hollon; and by his extended family & many good friends.
Jack was a 1952 graduate of Franklin High School where he excelled in several sports. He went on to Miami University where he earned his teaching degree in industrial arts and played both football and baseball. He was a proud member of the 1955 undefeated Redskins championship football team.
Beginning in 1962, Jack taught Industrial Arts at Vandalia-Butler High School for 35 years. While at Vandalia-Butler he was athletic director for several years and head football coach for 29 years. He continued his football coaching career at Troy High School (20 years) & Troy Christian School (8 years). Jack earned numerous athletic and coaching accolades for his years of excellence and service.
Since 1976, Jack and Judy have loved living and working on their “gentleman’s farm” in Butler Township. He enjoyed attending to the enhancement and maintenance that comes with the land he cherished so much. He enjoyed his horses, tractors, mowers, barn building, weekly breakfasts with his friends, and spending time with his family.
Honoring Jack’s wishes, there will be no formal service.