Gary B. Harrington, 63, died Thursday, July 2, 2009, at his home in Woodsboro after a long battle with cancer.
Harrington was an industrial inspector in the petroleum engineering field.
He enlisted in the United States Army in 1966 and served four years, which included an 18 month tour in Korea. He achieved the rank of E-5 sergeant and was honorably discharged in 1970.
He was born Sept. 2, 1945, in Refugio to Reginald and Norma Harrington.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Norma Jean “Jeannie” Niemann and Barbara Ann “Bobbie” Harrington.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Brenda; two daughters and their spouses, Melissa and Karl Johnson of Grapevine; Tonya and Leonard Rodriguez of Pflugerville; sister, Audrey Carr of Corpus Christi; brother, Reginald “Lynn” Harrington of Houston; and four grandchildren.
A memorial services was held a the First Baptist Church of Woodsboro on Sunday, July 5.