Oldest Working Man In Texas Turns 101


Most people eye age 65 –just waiting to retire.

But not Chester Hollingsworth.

He turned 101 Thursday, making him the oldest working man in Texas.

Hollingsworth was born in 1917 on a cotton farm near Greenville, Texas.

He joined the Navy during World War II.

When the war was over, he helped open the warehouse superstore in Dallas.

Despite his age, Hollingsworth still spends two days a week working there.

He says he’s retired twice before but just keeps coming back.

It could be his coworkers, they arranged a big birthday celebration complete with three different birthday cakes.

But Hollingsworth says the key is to love what you do.

Chester Hollingsworth says, “If you can get a job, where you love your job and love to go to work that’s what you want.”

Hollingsworth does have one secret he credits with giving him a long and healthy life; he says he drinks two Dr. Peppers every day!

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