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Richard Stanley Farrington
Written by Staff Reporter   
Thursday, 16 May 2013 16:02

Richard Stanley Farrington

Sept. 1, 1924 — April 26, 2013

Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Richard Stanley Farrington, 88, of Clarkdale, died April 26.

He spent 30 years as a naval aviator, serving in World War II and the Korean War aboard six aircraft carriers, including the USS Midway, and was awarded many medals and commendations.

He moved to the Verde Valley in 2001.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Kathryn; daughters, Karen F. Daniels and Kristina S. Greene; sister Nadine Heisler; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

 

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