William “Bill” Canie Farrington, a loving husband, father, grandfather and step father, age 84, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at his home.

He was born June 26, 1934 in Wilkes County to James A. and Artha Royal Farrington. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church; member of the Lions Club; and retired as Chief Engineer from Flavorich. Bill loved playing country music. Bill’s favorite song, “Go Rest High” will be performed by special music guest, Lloyd Church. Mr. Farrington was preceded in death by his parents; and his first wife, Emogene Cardwell Farrington.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Louise Blevins Farrington; sons, Garry Farrington and wife Glenda of Winston Salem, Michael Farrington and wife Diane of North Wilkesboro; grandchild, Kristen Farrington of North Wilkesboro; step-sons, Bob Cold of Atlantic, Virginia, Marty Cold and wife Lorri of Nacogdoches, Texas; and brother-in-law, Wayne Cardwell of North Wilkesboro.

Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Oak Grove Baptist Church on 268 East with Rev. Joel Blevins officiating. Entombment will follow in Mountlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 6:00 until 8:00 Friday night. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wake Forest Baptist Health Care at Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

Pallbearers will be Thomas Payne, Danny Osborne, Gordon Vickers and Bud Church.

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