Mr. Charlie L. Airington, age 88, formerly of Mt. Croghan, SC, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at his home. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, July 24, 2021 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Reverend Steven Hyman with burial to follow in the Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Croghan, SC. The family will greet friends from 1:00 – 2:00 PM Saturday, prior to the service at the funeral home. The service will be streamed live on the Miller Rivers Caulder Funeral Home facebook page beginning at 2:00 PM.
Mr. Airington was born May 17, 1933 in Pageland, SC a son of the late William Clifford and Ada Rushing Airington. He was a retired employee of Springs Industries with 41 years of service and a member of Fairview Baptist Church. Charlie was a very talented carpenter who could build and repair anything. He enjoyed fishing, working in his yard, and taking his grandchildren on a “Safari.”
In addition to his parents, Mr. Airington was also preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred Mae Joplin Airington; and son, Michael Rex Airington.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Hardee Airington of the home; children, Charles Ray (Cathey) Airington of Pageland, SC, Ellen (Odis) Sullivan of Jefferson, SC, Jerry Levi (Teresa) Airington of Conway, SC, Ernie (Gwen) Airington of Aynor, SC, and Joyce Airington Williams of Mt. Croghan, SC; grandchildren, Michael Sullivan, Angel Portman, Ashley Airington, Corey Airington, Ben Airington, Hope Spurling, Mylea Airington, Lola Airington, Zoe Airington, Jordan Airington, Preston Queen, and Michelle Fullwood; 11 great grandchildren; brother, Albert Airington of Fort Lawn, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, 1500 Main St., Conway, SC 29526, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Airington family.