Donald “Red” Eugene Harrington, 80, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away July 16, 2020 at West River Health Campus. He was born May 15, 1940 in Evansville, IN to the late James and Georgia (McClarney) Harrington.
Red was a 1958 graduate of North High School. He served six years in the United States Navy during Vietnam. Red worked at B & W for fifteen years and General Electric for nineteen years, retiring in 2000. He enjoyed bowling, woodworking and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda (Rutherford) Harrington; and granddaughter, Brittany Harrington.
He is survived by his daughter, Donna McPherson (Charlie); grandchildren, Wesley McPherson, Amanda Simon (Steve), Stephen Harrington, Colin Harrington and Clinton McPherson; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Beverly Johnson and Rita Wagner; nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main St., Mt. Vernon, IN, with entombment to follow in Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at the funeral home.
Due to the national health crisis, masks are recommended and social distancing should be observed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.