Craig Allyn Boyington, son of Allen and Maribeth Norris Boyington was born August 11, 1951 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He received his education and graduated from Dows High School in 1970. On July 22, 1983, he married Lynn T. Smith in Clarion. The couple resided in Dows. They moved to Williams in 1985. Mrs. Boyington died July 2, 2001. On January 12, 2006, he married Brenda Olmstead in Webster City. The couple continued to reside in Williams. Craig retired, due to poor health, after working for the D.O.T. shop in Williams for the past 29½ years.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda of Williams; daughters, Jenni Boyington of Cedar Rapids; Stephanie Boyington of Dows; son, Chad (Darci) Boyington of Klemme; parents, Allen and Maribeth Boyington of Rowan; step children, Patrick (Jessie) Olmstead of Webster City; Amanda Olmstead of St. Louis Park, MN; granddaughters, Ashlynn and Jenna of Dows; brother and sister-in-law, Thad and Nancy Boyington of Hampton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Becky and Randy Richards of Andrews, TX; Kim and Ed Swansen of Giddell; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his previous wife Lynn Boyington.
Craig was the union steward for AFSCME 61, for many years. He enjoyed car racing, collecting hit and miss engines and other old farm equipment. Craig also enjoyed the outdoors, tractor rides, and anything else that he could tear apart and put back together better than new.
He was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Williams.
What a great guy!
Will miss your dry sense of humor and your friendship
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