Harrington, John C.

John C. Harrington was born August 24, 1940 in Grimes, Oklahoma to Katie Elena and Harley Harrington. He passed away October 21, 2011 at Cheyenne, Oklahoma at the age of 71 years, 1 month and 27 days.
John grew up and attended school in Berlin, Oklahoma. After graduation, he entered the United States Army where he served three years including two years in Germany. He was married to Carolyn Joyce (Blundell) Harrington at Cheyenne, Oklahoma on August 12, 1962. After his discharge in 1965, John and Carolyn lived in Sayre for two years while he furthered his education at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 1968 they moved to Stillwater where he continued his education at Oklahoma State University where he received his bachelors degree in electrical engineering. After receiving his degree, John and Carolyn moved to various states following his job before moving to Cheyenne in 1991 to make their home. John also enjoyed golfing and fishins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister, Ernestine Stogdale, and 1 brother Harley Dale Harrington.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn, of the home; 1 son, Rodney Harrington, Tyler, TX; 1 granddaughter, Ashley Marie Harrington, Lubbock, TX, 2 step grandchildren, Ashley Paige Montgomery, Jacksonville, TX and Timothy Smith, Gilmer, TX; 4 sisters, Elsie Green, Berlin, OK, Donna Lucas, Crawford, OK, Elena Roper and husband, Gene, Sayre, OK and Ruth Whitledge and husband, Jerry, Sayre, OK and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services were held October 24, 2011 at 10:00 am at Cheyenne First Baptist Church officiated by Dr. Dennis Hooper. Burial followed at Pie Flat Cemetery under the direction of Rose Chapel Funeral Service. Online condolences can be made at www.whineryfs.com
Cheyenne Star, Cheyenne, OK 27OCT2011