Charles F. Harrington, 78 of Baxter Springs, Kan. passed away Wednesday March 7, 2012.

Charles was born March 20, 1933 to Charles and Wilda Mae (Moser) Harrington in Commerce, Okla.

He was a welder and mechanic by trade most recently being employed with RGS Industries. He retired in 1993. Charles served his country during the Korean War, serving in the US Army.

Charles married Esta Faye Chasten in 1955 at Cortez, Colo., and she survives. He is also survived by two sons, Charles F. Harrington III, Baxter Springs, Kan, and Russell Harrington (LaDonna), Wyanndote, Okla. and one sister Jenell Covey, Orwell, Ohio.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Monday, March 12 at the First Baptist Church in Baxter Springs, Kan. with Rev. Jeff Street officiating. Visitation will follow service.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Crematory, Joplin, Mo.