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“My family shared many good times with Ike. He shared those memories with me on our numerous visits. He will be missed.
1 of 1 | Posted by: Millard Hurst Lambert Jr.
Mr. Sylvester Creighton ¯Ike¯ Arrington 89 of Willow Oak Drive died Thursday, May 22, 2008 at the Phillips Care Home in Lerona. Born February 17, 1919, he was the son of the late S.R. ¯Sam¯ and Letitia A. ¯Lettie¯ Lambert Arrington. Ike got his wish to care for his beloved wife of 69 years, Ruby Elizabeth Wysong Arrington, until her death five months to the day before his own. Returning home a proud veteran of WWII, he and Ruby ran Arrington¯s Community Service Store at what is now Melrose Square from 1946 until their retirement in 1980. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a step mother, Jettie C. ¯Mom¯ Blevins Arrington and brothers, Lambert and Victor Arrington. Survivors Children Gerald C. ¯Jerry¯ Arrington of Athens E. Diane and husband Steve Anderson of Camas, WA Samuel S. ¯Sam¯ and wife Debra Arrington of JoHo Estates, Princeton Grandchildren Heidi and husband ¯Jim¯ Sanders Keil and wife Brianne Anderson Eric Arrington Michael Arrington Great Grandchildren MacKenzie and Gage Sanders Sisters Florence Williams Hila and husband Richard Lane Jean and husband Charles Foster Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 31, 2008 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with pastors Tracy French and J.D. Clark officiating. Burial will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens on the courthouse road in Princeton. Friends may visit today from 7 to 9 PM at the Funeral Home Family & Friends may share online condolence via www.memorialfd.com Pallbearers will be Eric Arrington, Michael Arrington, Keil Anderson, Jim Sanders, David Campbell and Richard Hypes. The Arrington Family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.