Harry Alexander Whittington, 89-year-old of Chestertown, MD, passed into eternal life on, Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Talbot Hospice. Harry was born on September 18, 1931 in Kent County, MD to James H. Whittington and Lydia Dorsey.
He attended Kent County Public Schools. After his time in school he worked for the Chestertown Cannery and dedicated 21 years of service to the Ridgely Elementary School. Throughout his life, Harry was a leader for the Boy Scouts of America and attended the Trinity AME Church, in Ridgely, MD. He enjoyed many things; however, some of his favorite hobbies were watching WWE wrestling, Westerns and Baseball. He also enjoyed tinkering with his truck and being out in the yard maintaining the landscaping.
Harry is proceeded in death by his father, James H. Whittington; mother, Lydia Dorsey; his sisters: Elizabeth Rich, Alberta Whittington, Katherine Williams, Esther Whittington, Dorothy Whittington, Edna Tate and Lottie Whittington; his brothers: James Whittington, Jr; his first wife, Betty Whittington, his second wife, Alice Whittington and a very special friend Emily Neal.
Harry is survived by his four loving daughters: Virginia Whittington of Unionville, MD, Esther Whittington of Easton, Mary Whittington of Ridgely, and Nancy Smith (Thomas Neal) of Cambridge; 10 amazing grandchildren: Antonio Harris, Chontaya Griffin Tyrell Stull, Damious Jews, Jai’Ayna Lewis, Monique Thomas, Deondrae Stull, Ryesha Bell, Jabrya Burke and Laniya Lewis; 15 adorable great-grandchildren; 2 step-sons; William Lively of Preston and William (Krystal) Caulk of Rock Hall, MD; 3 special nieces: Catherine Williams of Macon Georgia, Margaret Carney of Wilmington, Nancy Deeds of Wilmington; one nephew, Dwaine Williams of Macon Georgia and special cousin Dorothy Tate (George) of Millington DE. He also had a special extended family of Emily Neal of Wilmington, DE, and Thomas Jenkins of Easton.