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Services are Feb. 28 for Randall P. Worthington Sr., Harford business leader, killed in accidental shooting

Services are set for Tuesday, Feb. 28, for Randall P. Worthington Sr., a prominent Harford County businessman and a member of the Harford County Liquor Control Board, who was killed in an accidental shooting Wednesday morning.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church at 224 N. Main St. in Bel Air. Interment, which will be private, will be at Darlington Cemetery. There won't be any visitation.

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Around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Harford County Sheriff's Office received a call for an unattended death. Deputies found Mr. Worthington and said there were no signs of foul play or anything suspicious, according to Monica Worrell, spokeswoman for the sheriff's office. Mr. Worthington died of an accidental gunshot, Worrell said.

His body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy.

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The liquor board had been scheduled to meet in Bel Air Wednesday afternoon, but an employee said the session was canceled, explaining only that there weren't enough members present.

Mr. Worthington, who lived in Havre de Grace, was a Harford County native. He grew up in the Aldino area. He was the son of the late John D. Worthington III and the late Gray Norton Worthington Salmons. His brother, John D. Worthington IV, is a former publisher of The Aegis. Other survivors include his wife, Nancy, his children and his sister, Elizabeth Gray "Bunny" Worthington of Havre de Grace.

Mr. Worthington was a former member of the Board of Directors of Upper Chesapeake Health and had a long association with its two local hospitals, Harford Memorial in Havre de Grace and Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.

He was also a member of the Maryland Health Care Commission, a state regulatory agency that licenses hospitals and other health care facilities.

According to his biography on the Maryland Health Care Commission website, Mr. Worthington was the president/owner of York Insurance Services Inc., a full service insurance agency in Forest Hill. He earned a bachelor's degree in business from Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Check back with http://www.exploreharford.com for updates.

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