Hercules Aldo Carrington

Published 5:11 pm Monday, February 6, 2023

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FRANKLIN – Hercules Aldo “Al” Carrington, born July 11, 1946, was called to heaven Jan. 30, 2023. Al attended Shaw University and received his bachelor of science in accounting from Virginia State University. Al was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was classified as 100 percent disabled by the Veterans Administration resulting from PTSD and health issues related to exposure to Agent Orange.

Hercules Aldo Carrington

Al is survived by his daughter, Kapree Carrington; sister, Linda Kiah (Hamilton); brothers, Lowell Carrington (Michele), Glenn Carrington and Keith Carrington (Georgette) as well as, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Al was preceded in death by his father, the Rev. Lowell James Carrington; mother, Gladys Marie Carrington; aunt, Essie Brown Cooper; uncle, Russell Cooper who raised Al and brother, Russell Settle Carrington.

Al never had enemies and lived to share his life with family and friends. He loved to reminisce about his younger years and his experiences in the war. While he will be missed dearly by many, he earned his final peace through service to his country, love for his daughter and devotion to his family and friends.

On Wednesday, a public viewing will be held at the funeral home from 3 – 7 p.m. A homegoing service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9, at noon at Diamond Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. James C. Banks Jr. delivering the message of comfort; the Rev. Quinton Franklin is pastor. The committal and benediction will follow in the Walter D. Brown Cemetery. Service provided by the professional and caring staff of Wm. M. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home Inc., 224 South Main Street in Franklin. Please share your condolences with the family at wmjohnsonandsons.com