Floyd Farrington

Floyd Farrington

Braxton Floyd Farrington
March 2, 1946 – June 26, 2021

WENDELL – Braxton Floyd Farrington, 75, made his Heavenly ascension Saturday, June 26.  He was born, March 2, 1946, in Wake County to the late William Claude and Doris Eddins Farrington.  Floyd was owner and operator of Double F Trucking.  He was a Past Worshipful of the Masonic Lodge, Wakefield.  In his down time, Floyd enjoyed his two favorite kinds of horsepower, one of which was horseback riding and the other, Harley Davidsons.  Everyone who knew him will tell you, he was just Pa!

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Barbara Jones Edwards Farrington; children, Terry Stewart of Wendell, Peedie Edwards (Heather) of Zebulon and Johnny Edwards of White Lake; grandchildren, Michael Jones, Jr., Konner Edwards and Cooper Edwards.

A Funeral Service to Celebrate Floyd’s Life will take place on Tuesday, June 29, 7pm at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel with visitation following the service.
A recording of the service will be available at www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral on Wednesday.

Flowers are welcomed or memorial contributions may be made to the Free Will Baptist Children’s Home, P.O. Box 249, Middlesex, NC 27557, www.fwbchildrenshome.org/online-giving or the Masonic Home for Children, 600 College St., Oxford, NC 27565, www.mhc-oxford.org.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591.  www.stricklandfuneral.com


  • Chandra Posted June 27, 2021 4:00 pm

    Desiree F Price thinking of you and children..

  • Michael & Kristy McIntire Posted June 27, 2021 4:25 pm

    Our sympathy and prayers to the family. We love you all and miss you. Praying for you during this difficult time.

  • Floyd FFarrington. Posted June 27, 2021 8:11 pm

    Really sad to lose such a dear friend. I’ll always remember that lovely smile.

    • jonathan edwards Posted June 29, 2021 10:37 pm

      Please who is the person that went under Floyd Farrington

  • Chandra Posted June 28, 2021 7:27 am

    Desiree F. Price I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing, lifting you up.

  • Sylestine Bonnie Hinton Posted June 28, 2021 12:48 pm

    Barbara and family you have my deepest condolence for your lost. Prayers are with you.

  • Pauline W Burnett Posted June 28, 2021 4:28 pm

    Barbara I’m sorry for your lose you talked about your husband. All the time when we worked at square D I know you will miss home keep the memories you have alive 🌺❤️

  • Pauline W Burnett Posted June 28, 2021 6:58 pm

    Barbara I’m so sorry for your loss l rennet you talking about him At square D will keep u in my prayers 🌺❤️

  • Carson & Brenda Jones Posted June 29, 2021 7:27 am

    We are sorry for your loss. All of the family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • White Brian Posted June 29, 2021 8:37 am

    So sorry for your loss he was a great co worker and mentor to me. May God bless his soul !

  • Rex & Sue Ray Posted June 29, 2021 4:49 pm

    Barbara we are so sorry for your loss. Floyd was always a good friend. He will be missed greatly.

  • Dennis and Angela Hatfield Posted July 3, 2021 2:57 pm

    Sending prayers and love during the days and weeks to come.

  • Barbara Elliott Posted July 4, 2021 9:43 pm

    Floyd and myself were cousins… I was came from Vernon Mitchell family… Floyd was a very nice man and will be missed.
    Barbara, so sorry for your loss.

  • Keith Blackley Posted July 16, 2021 10:34 pm

    Sorry to hear of your loss – praying God will give you strength and peace

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