Obituary of Mike Northington
Mike Northington, 62, of Windsor, Missouri, died Thursday evening, April 16, 2020, at his home. He was born January 6, 1958, in Clinton, Mo., the son of Dean Robert Northington and Dorothy Earline “Dixie” (White) Northington. On August 30, 1980, in Windsor, Mo., he married Holley Michelle Graham and she survives of the home. Mike worked for Operating Engineers Local 101 for 35 years, retiring in October 2016. He enjoyed hunting and spending time with his grandsons. Mike didn’t know a stranger. He enjoyed traveling and visiting with people and sharing his “gift of gab.” In addition to his wife Holley, survivors include 2 daughters, Michelle Hawthorne (Mike), and Nicole Knifong (Shane), all of Warrensburg, Mo.; a son, Shaun Weston (Kimson), Rochester, Minnesota; 11 grandchildren, Christopher, Ayden, Jasper, Kiernan, Lynnox, and baby Emelia Hawthorne to be born in June; Kinzlyn, Keegan, and Kacen Knifong; and Abigail and Emma Weston; a great-grandson, Roman Hawthorne; his mother, Dixie Northington, Windsor, Mo.; 2 aunts, Sharon White, Cuba, Mo., and Lucille White, Springfield, Mo., and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Dean Northington. Private family graveside services will be held at a later date at the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family suggests contributions to Heartland Hospice and may be left or mailed in care of the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor.