Funeral services for Herbert Armstrong, 88, were held May 13 in St. John's United Methodist Church in Rockdale, Texas, with burial in the Bartlett City Cemetery. Rev. Lee Lamb of St. John's United Methodist Church officiated.
Mr. Armstrong died at Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale. He had been a Rockdale resident for 53 years. He retired in 1970. He was born in Cleburne, and he and Zelma Etoile Hair were married July 7, 1938 in Bartlett.
Mr. Armstrong served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Rockdale VFW Post 6525 and a former Rockdale volunteer firefighter. He was also a member of the Rockdale Masonic Lodge No. 414, AF & AM. [from the Rockdale Reporter, May 25, 1995]