Born Sept. 19, 1925, in Campbell, Mo., son of the late Sam Northington and Daisy Grabiel, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII. He was a mechanic and a member of the Malden United Methodist Church.
On July 4, 1948, in Campbell, he married Billie Dean Runnels, who survives.
Survivors also include two sons, Gary Northington and wife, Kay, of Arnold, Mo., and Glyn Northington, of Minneapolis, Minn.; one brother, Jimmie Northington, of Malden and one sister, Maxine Bailey, of Malden.
He was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Hampton officiating.
Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery at Campbell.
Memorials may be made to the Malden United Methodist Church.