The Duncan Banner


February 27, 2014

Kenneth O’Bryan Arrington

July 20, 1928 — Feb. 26, 2014

DUNCAN — Kenneth O’Bryan Arrington, 85 of Duncan, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Wilkins Nursing Center.

Graveside funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at Fairlawn Cemetery in Comanche, with the Rev. Chris Percival officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home.

Family visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Kenneth was born July 20, 1928 in Walters, to Claude and Pearl Cobb Arrington. He retired from Mack Energy after 45 years of service. He married Nelda Ruth Wilson on Aug. 9, 1947, in Henrietta, Texas, and she preceded him in death April 10, 2009.

Survivors include two sons: Gary Arrington of Comanche, and Kent Arrington and his wife Sharon of Duncan; three grandchildren: Angela Arrington, Michelle Spurgin and Kevin Arrington; seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Oma Gay Hoodenpyle of Duncan, Hester Jones of Duncan, and Norma Jean Adams of Comanche.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife, Nelda Ruth; parents, Claude and Pearl Arrington; sisters: Lawanna Rash and Oka Nita England; and brothers: Cleo, Calvin and Truett Arrington.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Online condolences and sympathy cards are available at

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