Harold Warrington, 80, rural Austin, dies

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Harold Warrington, 80, rural Austin, dies

AUSTIN -- Harold W. Warrington, 80, of Route 3, Austin, died Tuesday (Nov. 22, 1994) at Knopt Medical Center in Weslaco, Texas.

Born Dec. 20, 1913, on a farm south of Austin, he attended Silver Maple School through the eighth grade and graduated from Austin High School in 1931. He worked on the family farm until 1933 and them moved to Pasadena, Calif. He married there Dolly Jean Germond on June 26, 1937. During World War II, he was a machinist at Lockheed Aircraft. In 1947, he returned to the Austin area, purchased the family farm south of Austin and farmed until his retirement at 58 due to illnes. He continued to live on the farm until his death. Mr. Warrington was Lyle Township treasurer for 24 years and was instrumental in starting the Farmers Union in Lyle Township. He was a member of the London Conservation Club, a founder of the London Volunteer Fire Department, was a leader of the Silver Maple 4-H club, and after retirement became a member of the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Edward of Birmingham, Ala.; a daughter, Ramona Warrington Blowers of Euless, Texas; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Sylvan of Lake Bluff, Ill., and Cedric and Richard, both of LaCanada, Calif. A son, six brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Austin, with the Rev. Mark Nordell officiating. Burial will be in Cedar City Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary in Austin and an hour before the service Saturday at the church.