Kraig "Buck" Arrington, 54, of Middleport, Ohio, and formerly of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., passed away after and extended illness at 11:04 a.m., on Monday, September 23, 2013, in the hospice suite in the Holzer Medical Center.
Born October 12, 1958, in Gallipolis, Ohio, to the late Marshall and Patricia Wartenburg Arrington. He was a coal miner working at the A.E.P. mine in Meigs County for fourteen years. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed the outdoors, and spending time with friends, family, and his girls "Marcia, Jessica, and Kayla."
Buck is survived by his first wife and soul mate, Marcia Arrington Seth; his daughter, Jessica (Roger) Reynolds; brother, Marshall "Skip" Arrington; uncle, Garland (Jackie) Arrington; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Buck is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, George and Lillian Arrington; a brother, Keith "Joe" Arrington; and an infant brother.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 27, 2013, in the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Pomeroy. Roger McCallister will officiate. Interment will follow in the Riverview Cemetery of Middleport. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2013.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Buck's memory to P.O. Box 667 Pomeroy, Ohio 45769.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensking.com.