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Charles D. Carrington

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Charles D. Carrington

JACKSON, N.Y. -- Charles Dabney Carrington passed away at his residence in Jackson on July 13, 2005.

Charles was born on Aug. 27, 1925 in Richmond, Va., the son of Fredrick W. and Martha Cary (Ambler) Carrington, Sr.

Charles attended the Merchant Marine Academy from 1943 until 1945 when he graduated. He was in the U.S. Navy serving from 1951-1953 with the rank of lieutenant.

In addition to his private law practice in Arlington, Vt., Charles was integral in starting the Vermont Legal Aid Society during 1968-1971. Charles loved the ocean and enjoyed cooking. He was a member of the Vermont Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, the Lions and Kiwanis Clubs, the VFW in Vinton, Va., and Greenwich, N.Y., and the Bennington County Bar Association.

Besides his parents, Charles was predeceased by his first wife, Jean (Bailey) Carrington, and a brother, Fredrick Carrington. Survivors are his wife Lorraine (Haskins) Carrington whom he married on June 29, 1979; a stepdaughter, Christine Mattern of Richmond, Va.; three daughters, Liewelln Fauls of Bumpas, Va., Delia Carrington of Phoenix, Ariz., and Jennifer Haskell and her husband Alan of Cambridge, N.Y.; a son, Charles “Dabney” Carrington Jr. of Cambridge; two brothers, Robert Gray Carrington of Charlotte, N.C., and Cary Ambler Carrington of Richmond, and a sister, Page Tryder of Marrietta, Ga.; also two grandsons, Alan Carrington Jr. and Joshua Carrington, both of Cambridge.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2005, at the Mettowee Cemetery in Pawlet, Vt., with the Rev. Baker officiating. Following the funeral friends are invited to gather at the Carrington home in Jackson.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, N.Y.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 16, 2005
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