Harold W. Harrington, 92, Noblesville, left this earth peacefully after a brief illness Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.
He was born Jan. 31, 1925, in Wagner, S.D., to David and Ida (Whetham) Harrington.
Mr. Harrington was known for his smile, sense of humor and positive attitude. He made friends easily and treated every person with polite respect and dignity. Harold always looked at the bright side of life.
Mr. Harrington was a World War II veteran (US Army), part of the Big Red One, and landed on Omaha Beach on D Day. He was also a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He worked as an iron worker and retired from the Bendix Corporation.
In his later years, Mr. Harrington had the great fortune to become involved with the Indy Honor Flight. He treasured the very special people he met and the close friendships that ensued. This was truly a life changing experience for him.
Survivors include a brother, Gerald (Tub) Harrington; daughters, Sandra (Don) Huyvaert of South Bend, and Pam (Doug) Niccum of Carmel; four grandchildren, Jason (Nicol) Huyvaert of Watertown S.D., Stacy (Marc) Bogard of South Bend, Jaime Huyvaert of South Bend, Nikki (Kevin) Coquillard of Niles Mich.; 10 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Louise M. (Tschida) Harrington.
Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 17102 Spring Mill Road. Visitation is scheduled from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at Flanner Buchanan – Carmel 325 E. Carmel Drive, with a prayer service scheduled for 6 p.m.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.flannerbuchanan.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indy Honor Flight http://indyhonorflight.org/donate/