LaFAYETTE Benjamin Ray "Ben" Hollis, 71, Hixson, formerly of LaFayette, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Ruby Nell Hollis; sister, Sandra Hollis Wilson; brothers, Bill and Jimmy "Hollywood" Hollis. Survived by sons, Tommy (Kim) Hollis, of Atlanta, Kevin (Andi) Hollis, of Hixson; sister, Kay Hollis White, of Rossville; brothers, Barry (Gloria) Hollis, of LaFayette, Tim (Shawn) Hollis; grandchildren, Victoria and Ally Hollis, Logan, Evan and Morgan Hollis; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral from the Wallis Memorial Chapel at 1 p.m. Wednesday Service conducted by Rev. Brian Morris. Interment in Chattanooga National Cemetery. Pallbearers are Bruce Day, Buddy Day, David Gray, Shaun Hollis, Josh Hollis and Chris Hollis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. Wednesday until service time at 1 p.m. The arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home of LaFayette.