Carlos E. Carrington

April 30, 1960June 8, 2018

Carlos E. Carrington, of Plano, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018.

He was born on April 30, 1960, in Robstown, Texas. Carlos was a 1978 graduate of Roy Miller High School. He was a graduate of Del Mar College. He earned his Bachelor Degree of Business Administration from Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi.

Carlos had a love for sports. He was a Dallas Mavs and Texas Rangers fan. He loved the outdoors. In his younger years, he enjoyed camping trips, especially with his wife and children. He also enjoyed hunting and was a member of the NRA. He had artistic talent and excelled at drawing. He was a Certified Open Water Diver and encouraged his children to become Certified Divers. More than anything, Carlos had a great love for his family and lived every moment for his kids. Carlos was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church, a member of Knights of Columbus and a Boy Scout Leader.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Christine Carrington. Carlos proposed to Christine after only three months, quickly knowing she was the one, a true love story. Also survived by his children, Carlos Carrington, III of Pensacola, FL, Courtney Carrington of Dallas and Chelsea Carrington of Dallas; his parents, Ernesto & Toni Carrington of Corpus Christi; brother and sister-in-law, Willie & Christine Carrington of Corpus Christi; step-sister, Dora Lou Carrington of Corpus Christi; and father-in-law, Frank J. Garza of Dallas.

In honoring his wishes, Carlos will be cremated. A Memorial Mass will be held on July 7 at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 16602 FM 624, Robstown, Texas, 78380. Those wishing to send condolences or sign the online guestbook may visit


  • Mary Christine Carrington, Wife
  • Carlos Carrington III, Son
  • Courtney Carrington, Daughter
  • Chelsea Carrington, Daughter
  • Ernesto Carrington, Father
  • Toni Carrington, Mother
  • Willie Carrington, Brother
  • Christine Carrington, Sister-in-law
  • Frank J. Garza, Father-in-law


  • Memorial Mass Saturday, July 7, 2018

Carlos E. Carrington

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Rita James

June 15, 2018

Carrington Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know there are no words I can say that will comfort your broken heart. Only God‘s love and grace can do that, we will continue to keep you in our prayers. I have such fun memories being at family functions with Carlos when we were young, lost touch after we moved to Houston area , but still kept in touch with Tio and Tia.

Nelda Sanchez

June 15, 2018

Christine and Family, Our Deepest Condolences to All of You. As kids Carlos and I were very close cuzzins, we had the same interests and always enjoyed laughing together about nothing. I have very fond memories of him. My Heart is heavy, but I have no doubt Carlos is being charismatic in Heaven. I Pray that God Blesses All of You and Gives You the Strength to endure the Difficult Days Ahead. May God Grant Carlos Eternal Peace. My Love To All of You.

Isaac & Iliana Ortiz

June 14, 2018

We were so sad to hear about the passing of Carlos. We thank God for letting us spend some time with him. We are sending prayers to our dear friend Christine, their children and family. God Bless you all. We love you.

Isaac, Iliana & Isaac Jacob Ortiz

Joe & Lydia Murtaugh

June 13, 2018

Christine, Carlos Jr, Courtney & Chelsea and family - Sending our thoughts and prayers to all of you at this most difficult time. Carlos Sr is in our hearts and prayers. Love from the Murtaughs.

John Gambill

June 13, 2018

My prayers are with you all for comfort and peace during this difficult time.

"Grief is the price we pay for love." Queen Elizabeth II

John Gambill, LFDE
Anderson-Clayton-Gonzalez F.H.

Ruby Cumpian Ruiz

June 11, 2018

Christine and Family - my sincerest condolences to you and your family. Praying for the repose of his soul and comfort for your family. We're miles apart but in our hearts. Sending love your way.
Ruby Ruiz
Cassandra Sanchez
Adrianna Flores