Kenneth Wayne “Skinson” Harrington, age 84, of Sanford, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022, at Central Carolina Hospital.
He was born in Lee County on November 3, 1937, to the late George Harrington and Betty Stone Harrington. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, George Vernon Harrington, Jr., Gordon “Moe” Harrington and Glen “Frosty” Harrington and sister, Betty Joyce Baxley. Kenneth was retired from Lee Brick where he worked as a backhoe operator. He was a wonderful husband, father, brother and uncle. Kenneth could always be found wearing bib overalls. His smile, laughter and jokes will be greatly missed.
He leaves behind his loving wife of many years, Sadie Ruth; children, Sandra Bass, Ninfa Gonzalez, Charles Bass, Bobby Bass, Joyce Page, Ann Lawrence and Sarah Combs; brothers Jimmy Harrington, Bobby Harrington and wife, Jackie and Larry Harrington; sisters, Bonnie Mae Sutton and Patsy Louise Harrington; 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 7, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Poplar Springs UMC Cemetery with Pastor Gary Buffkin officiating.
No formal visitation with the family is scheduled, but for those choosing to pay respects, you may do so at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home on Thursday, January 6, 2022, from 1:00 PM until 4:45 PM