SOUTH CHINA – Paul Lawrence Farrington, 75, of Vassalboro Road, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, surrounded by his family at his home. He was born Dec. 11, 1934, in Waterville, a son of the late Cecil and Hazel (Higgins) Farrington. Mr. Farrington was a graduate of Erskine Academy and Bates Business College. He was president of his class at the Dale Carnegie Course. He was co-founder of South China Chamber of Commerce and member of Order of the Eastern Star No. 157, Dirigo Lodge and Kora Temple. Mr. Farrington was the owner of Farrington’s Clothing and Footwear for many years. He was also an entrepreneur who enjoyed buying and selling antiques and collectibles, and was co-founder and treasurer of Break of Day, Inc. The loves of his life were his wife, his children, his grandchildren and his great-grandchildren. Mr. Farrington was predeceased by three brothers, Carroll, Carleton and Donald Farrington; and a nephew, Timothy Farrington. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carmaleta (Wood) Farrington of South China; his son, Bradley Paul Farrington of Albion; his daughter, Kimberly Farrington Greenleaf and her husband, Murlyn “Bud,” of Westport Island; a brother, Mickey Farrington and his wife, Jane, of South China; grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Greenleaf, Elizabeth Farrington, Jeffrey Farrington and Megan Farrington; great-grandchildren, Lance Daniel Owens and Kaylee Lynne Greenleaf; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. At his request, there will be no public visiting hours. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at South China Community Fellowship Church, where members of the Masons will hold a wake service 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul’s memory may be made in his name to Erskine Academy Memorial Scholarship Fund, 309 Windsor Road, South China, ME 04358. Arrangements are under the direction of Plummer Funeral Home, 983 Ridge Road, Route 32, Windsor.