King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Donald D. Farrington, 86, Fort Madison


Donald D. Farrington, 86, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 7:56 a.m. on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the West Point Care Center.  He was born on July 18, 1932 in Ottumwa, IA, his parents were Dale & Gladys Neuman Farrington.  He married Betty Goldenstein on April 9, 1960 at the First Christian Church in Fort Madison, IA.  He retired from Industrial Service Corporation in Burlington, IA as an accountant.  He also owned and operated D. Farrington


Tax Preparation in Fort Madison, IA for many years.  He served in the U.S. Navy as a 1st Class Petty Officer from 1950 to 1959.  He was a member of the First Christian Church and served as a deacon.  He was a past member of the Fort Madison Jaycees and was a 47 year member of the Fort Madison Kiwanis Club, holding numerous offices throughout the years.

       Don is survived by: his wife: Betty Farrington of Fort Madison, IA; 1-son: Steven (Laura) Farrington of Chicago, IL; 2-daughters: Kay (Steven) Wyatt Moellers  of North Liberty, IA & Trish (Jeff) Scott of Mediapolis, IA; 3-grandchildren; 2-great grandchildren; several nieces & nephews and his 2-fur babies: “the girls”.  He was preceded in death by: his parents & 1-sister: Patricia Richardson.

       Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 with the family to receive friends from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 with Rev. Dann Masden officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date at Moss Ridge Cemetery in Carthage, IL.  A memorial has been established for P.A.W. Animal Shelter or First Christian Church.  Online condolences to Don’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website:

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