June Marion Rosenquist Carrington, 88, of North Richland Hills, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, February 22, at 10:00 a.m. at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, 5725 Colleyville Boulevard, Colleyville, TX 76034. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
June R. Carrington was born on April 29, 1923, in Blue Island, Cook County, Illinois. Her parents were Myrtol Clarence Rosenquist and Maud Catherine Heckler. She graduated in 1940 from Community High School in Blue Island. June married Alvin W. Scholvin on April 18, 1942 in San Diego, CA and they were divorced on May 11, 1946, in Tarrant County, TX.
June worked at General Dynamics in Fort Worth where she met Reese Calvin Carrington and they were married on March 17, 1951, in Mount Ida, Montgomery County, AR. Reese and June lived in Fort Worth, and they moved to Colleyville, TX, in 1954. Reese began working for Bell Helicopter as a flight test engineer in 1955 and worked in this capacity for 31 years. Reese and June lived on Rose Street in Colleyville for 52 years.
They have four children and their spouses: Kim Carrington Wright and her husband Randy; Kyle Reese Carrington and his wife Gihyon; Dean Michael Carrington and his wife Elizabeth; and Wade Russell Carrington and his wife Debra. They have 11 grandchildren, Jared Wright (deceased), Jami Wright Boxwell, Kyle Carrington, Jr., Austin Carrington, Alex Carrington, Michael Carrington (deceased), Daniel Carrington, Evan Carrington Registe, Ryan Carrington, Ali Carrington and Shea Carrington. They have seven great-grandchildren, Grant, Cole, Luke and Sloan Boxwell; Peyton and Kilian Registe; and Conner Carrington.
June was employed for 17 years by Delta Steel Buildings in Dallas, TX, until her retirement in 1985. She enjoyed genealogy, oil painting, and gardening.
June was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Reese Carrington, who died on June 26, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her parents and siblings Estell Rosenquist, Lorraine Rosenquist Simmons, Pearl Rosenquist Carter, Hazel Rosenquist Wiatrowski, William Rosenquist, and Richard ‘Corky’ Rosenquist.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts be made to a favorite charity.