Charles Irvin Harrington
Charles Irvin Harrington, age 86, of Battle Creek, Michigan, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2013. He was born on January 10, 1927 in Lawrence, Michigan to Carl B. and June (Towne) Harrington. Charles proudly served in the United States Army during WWII
. He was employed as a bus mechanic with the Lakeview (Battle Creek) School District for many years until his retirement. Charles loved to tinker and make things. He enjoyed John Deere tractors, gardening and plaid shirts. He was great at baking, making wonderful apple and pumpkin pies and oatmeal cookies. Charles was a former member of the VFW
He is survived by his daughter Elizabeth (James) Ramsey; son Charles R Harrington, 3 grandchildren, Joshua (Joanna) Harrington, Andrea (Jacob) Inglett, Ian (Taylor) Shive; 2 great-grandchildren, Coby Inglett, Braylee Inglett all of Battle Creek, Michigan and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth Meta; his parents and sister Helen Reese.
A memorial service will take place on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 1 PM at Baxter Funeal Service with Pastor James Codde officiating. Arrangements by Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service 269-788-9800.