HURON — Tommy K. Harrington, 61, of Huron, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Avera at Home-Hospice in Sioux Falls. Per Tom’s wishes, no service will be held.
Tommy Kent Harrington was born on June 6, 1959, to Mereden C. and Ione L. (Pfaff) Harrington in Huron. He attended Iroquois High School, graduating in 1977. Tom then entered the United States Air Force and was stationed in Texas, Utah, and Iceland. Upon his honorable discharge in 1981, he returned to Huron where he attended the Huron College of Commerce.
Tom married Susan Prins on February 24, 1984, in Huron. Tom worked construction for several years in the Huron area. He then worked at Dakota Provisions for several years, working in several capacities.
He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed cheering for the Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed hunting pheasants and had the opportunity to go to northern Minnesota on a bear hunt. He enjoyed the outdoors and working in his yard. Spending time with his family was very important to him.
Tommy is survived by his wife, Susan of Huron; daughter, Sara (Jerry) Hinna of Waseca, Minn.; his dog, Mandy; two grand-dogs, Zippy and Mojo; brothers, Douglas Harrington of Huron, Daniel (Cathy) Harrington of Rapid City, and Terry (Pam) of Aurora; sisters, Sandee Anderson of Montgomery, Ala., Bonnie (William) Cone of Houston, Texas, Cindy (Brian) Hajder of Maple Grove, Minn., and Tammy (Dave Gilbert) Harrington of Huron; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Candee.
Memorials may be directed to Susan Harrington c/o Welter Funeral Home.