Edgar Harrington

Obituary of Edgar Harrington

Funeral services for Edgar “Assassin #2” Harrington, age 78, of Roanoke, will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017, at 2:00 PM from Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Rev. Keith Benefield and Rev. Mike Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at Alex City City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00-2:00 PM on Monday.

Mr. Harrington passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at LaFayette Nursing Home.

Survivors include one sister, Dorothy Jeanette of Notasulga, AL; and one half-sister, Loretta Denny of California.
Men from Midway Full Gospel Church will serve as pallbearers.

A Notasulga, AL native, Mr. Harrington was born on July 11, 1939, the son of John Edgar and Dorothy Humphries Harrington. He was a member of Midway Full Gospel Church and had worked for Sudduth Moving & Storage as a truck driver. He was also a professional wrestler, earning a WWF light heavyweight championship belt. He wrestled with his tag team partner, Assassin #1. Mr. Harrington was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Gladys Harrington.