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Donald V. HarringtonSUGAR GROVE, Va. Donald V. Harrington, age 81, of Sugar Grove, Va. died peacefully at his home, Sunday, July 17, 2016. He was born October 16, 1934; the youngest of 12, to the late Charles M. and Lettie Esther Dunavant Harrington. Don served the Lord all his life. He was an ordained minister, Sunday school teacher, and a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church. He worked at Brunswick in Marion for 43 years. In his latter years he wrote a book as a legacy to his family entitled “Who is PawPaw Harrington?” In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 11 siblings and several nieces and nephews. Don is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ruth Shuler Harrington of Sugar Grove, Va.; children, James D. Harrington (Cathie) of Wytheville, Va., and Sandy Rorrer (Tony); grandchildren, Rodney Rorrer (Marlena), Amanda Rorrer Havens (Broderick) all of Dublin, Va.; Brandon Harrington of Charlotte, N.C., Kayla Harrington of Sevierville, Tn.; great-grandchildren, Ben, Jacob and Will Rorrer and Levi and Tegan Havens; and numerous special nephews, nieces and friends. The family would like to thank everyone who took such good care of dad during his time of illness. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with the Reverend Tommy Ramsey and Deacon Jimmy Skidmore officiating. Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Hutton-Cox Cemetery, Sugar Grove, Va. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the Harrington Family.
I have such good memories of Donald-such a kind man and always a sweet smile. You are in our thoughts and prayers. With love, Danny and Kim Slemp
Danny and Kim Slemp Jul 21 2016 12:00 AM
Ruth, So sorry to hear about Don. Bless you and your family. Love You
Connie Blevins Jul 20 2016 12:00 AM
Mary Blevins Jul 19 2016 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Donald Harrington
Mary Blevins Jul 19 2016 12:00 AM
Sandy and family - may God grant your family peace as you go thru this journey. Hold tight to the special memories you have of your daddy - he will always live on in you.
Patricia Poff Jul 19 2016 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. We are all thinking of you in this time of need
Randy White & family Jul 19 2016 12:00 AM
Don was a great Man of God who loved his family dearly. He touched many lives and will be greatly missed. Our hearts go out to each of you. I pray you have peace in knowing that Don is with his Lord and suffers know more. May God Bless Each of You. With Love Jimmy & Lynn Skidmore
Jimmy & Lynn Skidmore Jul 18 2016 12:00 AM
Don was very gracious to me and shared out Shuler Family information. I am from Washington state and he drove to Marion, Va. to meet with me so we could share our family history. I found him to be a very sincere and sharing person. I am sorry for your loss. He left you a great gift when he wrote his book. God bless Ruth and the family.
Nancy Lindsey Eckhart Jul 18 2016 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathy for Ruth and family during this time of sorrow. ...He was a honorable family and he will truly be missed. Love Lisa and Phyllis Wassum
Lisa and Phyllis b c Wassum Jul 18 2016 12:00 AM
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