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Charles “Chuck” Farrington


The IEST community is mourning the loss of member Charles “Chuck” Farrington. He passed away on August 3, 2015, at the age of 54. Chuck was an active voting member of several IEST Working Groups.

“Always willing to help, his participation in both discussions and actions was invaluable and contributed in no small measure to the success of the groups with which he was involved.” – David Nobile, Contec Inc.

Chuck began working at Berkshire Corporation in 1996 where he was originally employed as a custodian. He continued his education in chemistry and moved into a role as a Lab Technician, Department Supervisor, and eventually Lab Supervisor.

An avid nature photographer, Chuck’s photographs were exhibited in many galleries in Greensboro, NC. He also studied poetry, meditation, and wood carving.