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Roger Franklin Harrington

August 11, 1946 ~ March 7, 2018 (age 71)

Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.

Mr. Roger Franklin "Frank" Harrington,age 71, passed away on March, 7th, 2018 at his home in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.

Frank died surrounded by his family and friends following a fourth battle against an aggressive recurrence of cancer.

Frank was born in Robeson County on August 11, 1946. He was a lifelong resident of Robeson County until moving to Brunswick County in 2015 at retirement. Frank enjoyed his work as owner of Rowland Oil Company, Rowland, N.C., where he served the community for over 48 years. He was a founding member of Rowland Gun Club, an Army Reserve Veteran, and a proud member of Rowland First Baptist Church in Rowland.

He will be remembered as a loving and loyal husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He had a deep love of family and friends. His caring ways and keen sense of humor kept loved ones yearning for his presence. Frank was a family man first and foremost. He was also an outdoorsman who was happy sharing special times with friends while socializing, riding horses, boating, or fishing.

Frank is survived by his wife, Martha Ann Floyd Powell Harrington of the home. Two daughters; Allison Powell Harrington of Lumberton, N.C. and Stephanie Harrington Lykins and husband Darby of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Seth Franklin Harrington of Lumberton and Kelsey Ann Lykins of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.

Frank is predeceased by his parents, the late Joe and Virginia Wishart Harrington and sisters Betty Jo Davis and Rose Mary Harrington.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 10th, at 2 P.M. in the Rowland Cemetery, Rowland, N.C.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations in the honor of Frank, be made to: Rowland First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 397 Rowland, N.C. 28383.

A guest register will be available prior to the service at the graveside.

Meares Funeral Home of Fair Bluff has been entrusted with the service.

 

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