Tupelo man dies following October plane crash in west Texas

Joshua Kyle Hollis died Sunday following an October plane crash in west Texas.

Posted: Dec 6, 2017 9:02 AM
Updated: Dec 6, 2017 6:58 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – A service will be held Thursday to celebrate the life of a Tupelo man who died Sunday following an October plane crash in west Texas.

Joshua Kyle Hollis, 23, died Sunday, December 3 at the University Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. He died from injuries he received in the October 24 plane crash. The crash happened just west of the Olton, Texas.

Joshua Kyle Hollis | Photo: Holland Funeral Directors

The Department of Public Safety says Hollis was piloting the single-engine crop duster.

The memorial service will be held at noon on Thursday, December 7 at the chapel of Holland Funeral Home in Tupelo.

His visitation will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6 at the chapel.

A private burial will take place on Thursday, December 7 in the Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Tippah County.

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