|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1924|
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1996|
Albert Travis Arrington, of the 100 block of Hardy Ave., died March 4, 1996, in his residence.
He was a retired tugboat captain for Tarmac after 47 years of service. He was a native of Scotland Neck, N.C., and a former member of Maize's Chapel, Scotland Neck. He was the first African American to hold the position of Captain at Tarmac. He retired as Senior Boat Captain in the Norfolk area. He was the son of the late Susie and Albert Arrington.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Arrington; five daughters, Gloria Boone, Ella Overman, Frances Banks, Myriee Arrington, Terry Arrington, all of Norfolk; two sons, William Arrington, Willie Arrington, both of Norfolk; sister, Susie Morris of Scotland, N.C.; over 30 grandchildren, including a grandson, Anthony Arrington Sr.; over 30 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; and two sons-in-laws, John Overman, P. Banks; and daughter-in-law, Linda Arrington.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday by the Rev. Joseph Lassiter in Metropolitan Funeral Service, Norfolk. Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Cemetery, Norfolk.
Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - March 8, 1996 Page B6
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Mary Ellen Arrington (1929 - 2001)
Riverside Memorial Park
Plot: Wisteria Lot 212 Space 3
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