Richard “Rick” Elton Harrington, 72, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C.

He was born on March 31, 1948, in Mooresville to the late Woody and Mary Thompson Harrington. Mr. Harrington was a 1966 graduate of Mooresville High School and a 1977 graduate of UNC-Charlotte. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in Guam. He was retired from Bank of Iredell. Rick was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church in Mooresville.

He is survived by his children, Wesley Harrington and wife Erin, and Maggie Harrington; sister, Betty Jo Havens and husband Joe; and his beloved grandchildren, Cooper, Josephine, and Piper Harrington.

A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, at Glenwood Memorial Park with Rev. Dr. Fred Coates officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 249 West McLelland Avenue, Mooresville, NC 28115.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Harrington family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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