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Larry James Hollenbeck

April 9, 1949 ~ October 8, 2020 (age 71)


Passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020. Larry was born April 9, 1949 in Vicksburg, MI the son of Donald and Delores Hollenbeck. He was a veteran and served in the U.S. Army.

Larry designed, built and leased residential and commercial properties for 45 years. Most recently, he developed condos and was building a lakefront home in South Haven, Michigan. He spent most of his adult life in South Haven enjoying boating, fishing and being with his friends.

Larry always had a love for motorsports. He spent three decades racing snowmobiles, boats, go-carts and stock cars. His passion was for stock car racing where he devoted many years to his dream of becoming a NASCAR driver.

Larry will be remembered for living larger than life. He is survived by his children, Jody Townsend, James Hollenbeck, Melissa (Ethan) Oertel; 5 grandchildren; brothers, Jeff (Polly) Hollenbeck, Kirk (Judy) Hollenbeck; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation or services. Memorial donations may be directed to The NASCAR Foundation, To view Larry's personalized webpage please visit

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