Wilson W. Armstrong, 79, a resident of 924 S. Davis Ave., Elkins, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at 9:29 a.m. in the Davis Memorial Hospital emergency room. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected.
Born Oct. 26, 1922, at Mill Creek, he was the son of the late Cecil and Bernice Ross Armstrong.
He was united in marriage to the former Lena Trimboli, who preceded him in death on Aug. 2, 1970.
He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Clarence (Edna) Carr of Elkins; and two brothers, Cecil V. “June” Armstrong and wife, Louise, of Newport News, Va., and Donald R. Armstrong of Cleveland, Ohio. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents and wife were four sisters, Elda “Sammy” Watson, Polly Krause, Geraldine “Tootsie” Carr and Arlene Williams.
Wilson worked for Armstrong Masonry and then continued on his own as a self-employed mason. He was a Methodist by faith and a member of the Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a veteran and served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
Graveside services will be today at 3 p.m. at the Elkins Memorial Gardens, formerly the International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery at Elkins. The Rev. Walter Blough, retired Church of the Brethren minister, will officiate. Interment will follow. The Tygart Valley Post 3647 VFW and the H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion will conduct full military services at the gravesite. The F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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