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Marcel Dwayne Harrington

January 16, 1976 ~ June 10, 2020 (age 44)

Obituary

Marcel Dwayne Harrington, better known as "Cel",  44, of 1717 Cherokee Trail, Sanford, North Carolina (resident of Charlotte, NC), entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Atrium Health's Carolinas System in Charlotte, NC.

Arrangements are entrusted to McLeod Funeral Home of Sanford, North Carolina.

 

Marcel Dwayne Harrington, age 44 of Charlotte, NC (formally from Sanford, NC) transitioned into eternal rest Wednesday June 10, 2020.

Marcel Dwayne Harrington affectionately known as “Cel” was born January 16, 1976 in Washington D.C. to Shirley Ann Harrington and Joseph Johnson.

Marcel attended Lee Senior High School and then later started his career at Sanford Lee Barber College in Sanford, NC where he worked at numerous of Barbershops in the Sanford & Spring lake area. He grew up in the Osgood community where he made many lifetime memories among family & friends. Marcel was known for his pretty smile and great sense of humor. He inspired and encouraged so many people he was around, he never met any strangers and everyone that he met loved him for his charm and kindness. Marcel had a passion for cutting hair and was very talented at drawing. Marcel later decided to move and make Charlotte, NC his new home where he begin working at Kutt Masters Barbershop with his lifelong Best Friend, Joseph Harrington, and then became known as the best barber in Charlotte known as “Cel the barber”.

Marcel was preceded in death by his grandparents Howard Harrington and Esther Harrington.

He leaves to cherish his loving memories; 6 children, Makayla Peoples, Maurion McLean, Sierra Smith, Marcel “CoCo” Alston all of Sanford NC, Mariyah Spruiell of Siler City NC, Tyreese “Bazz” Harrington of Charlotte, NC; parents, Shirley Ann Harrington of Sanford, NC and Joseph Johnson of Maryland; Alexander McIver always acknowledge him as a son, of Sanford, NC; two siblings, Brandy Minter of Sanford NC and Joseph Johnson Jr. of Maryland; Three grandchildren, Skylar Clarke , Ayari Clarke and Na’Mani Alston all of Sanford NC; aunts, Cynthia Taylor (Johnny), Charlene Fall, all of Maryland; uncles, Jerry Johnson, Ivory Jackson all of Maryland, Tim Jackson ( Savannah) of Sanford, NC; special cousins, Katrina Harrington Graham of Maryland, Kim Harrington Robinson (Walter), of Killeen Texas, Michael Harrington, Sanford NC, Lakisha Harrington, Moncure NC, Brian Harrington (Alexandra) of Sanford NC; four special children that admired and loved Marcel, Keshana “Ke-Ke” Jones, Corey Alston, Keonte “K.J.” Alston all of Sanford, NC, and Franklin “Boosie” Dorsett Jr. of Charlotte, NC. The entire Osgood community family, as well as Kutt Barbershop family and a host of great friends and close relatives that he loved and cared for dearly.

Marcel, your love and kindness will forever be in our hearts. We will cherish your memories forever and always! Love, Family & Friends.

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 Service Program


Services

Viewing
Wednesday
June 17, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Zion Hill Christian Center
1360 Osgood Road
Sanford, NC 27330

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 17, 2020

3:00 PM
Zion Hill Christian Center
1360 Osgood Road
Sanford, NC 27330

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