John Farrington

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Jun 11, 1920 – Jul 30, 2017 (Age 97)


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Island Funeral Home & Crematory Obituary

John was born on June 11, 1920 and passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017. John was a resident of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina at the time of passing. John joined the US Army as a 2LT after his graduation from Princeton ROTC and was assigned to Ft. Sill, OK then to Ft. Hood, TX where he trained the "Tank Destroyers." He was shipped overseas to the Pacific. After realizing the magnitude of the war-time contributions of his Princeton classmates, John wanted to honor them by helping to compile their WWII experiences into a book, The Princeton Class of 1942 During WWII.

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Dear Jack and family,

Cherish the wonderful memories you have your Dad and his incredibly long and interesting life. May God bless each of you as you adjust to life without your Dad. Know he is resting comfortably with God. Take care.

Love Rudy and Joanne Rodriguez