Family: Camden man dies after tractor overturns in ditch


CAMDEN, Tenn. — A man has died following a farming accident in Camden.

According to family members, James Hollowell, 85, died Wednesday afternoon when his Bobcat tractor turned over in a ditch while he was farming.

His family told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Hollowell worked for GM in Detroit for 19 years and moved back to West Tennessee to open a chicken restaurant in Camden.

“He was a hard worker,”¬†grandson Alan Hollowell¬†said. “He was working hard and doing what he loved to do, and he wasn’t going to sit at home on the couch. He was going to get out and work.”

Family members said Hollowell is survived by his wife of 63 years, his two sons, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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