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Robert M. Farrington, 55, of Clinton, Iowa passed away at home on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Honoring his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A Memorial Service will take place at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Drive). A visitation will occur one hour prior from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Funeral Home. Burial will be private. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

Robert was born June 11, 1961 in Fairfax County, Virginia, the son of John and Suzanne (Rise) Farrington. Following High School, Robert began his career in construction, however, he later started his own business making custom candles - his true passion. Robert was blessed with one son, Cassidy.

Robert loved music, especially listening to the Grateful Dead, painting and making candles. He also enjoyed socializing and having a good time with his friends.

Robert is survived by his parents - John (Suzanne) Farrington of Hilton Head, SC; his son - Cassidy Farrington of Clinton, IA and one sister - Jennifer of Des Moines, IA;

Preceding Robert in death is one sister - Cindy.

Memorials made can be directed to the wishes of the family.
Fond memories and condolences for Robert's family may be shared at www.lemkefuneralhomes.com, obituary page.
Published on March 2, 2017
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