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Robert Preston Armstrong
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1946
Death: Jan. 2, 2008

Robert Preston Armstrong, 61, husband of Martha (Johnson) Armstrong of 545 Hull Street, Staunton, died Wednesday, January 2, 2008, at his residence.

He was born January 15, 1946, in Staunton, a son of the late Marvin A. and Grace (Bruce) Armstrong.

Mr. Armstrong was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, having served in Vietnam. He received the National Defence Service Medal, Rifle Sharp Shooters Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of the Augusta-Staunton V. F. W. Post.

He was owner/operator of Armstrong Roofing.

In addition to his wife, family members include a son, Joseph Campbell of Staunton; two daughters and a son-in-law, Robin Armstrong of Staunton and Denise and Terry Tucker of Verona; a brother, John Armstrong of Staunton; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Peggy Rosvall of Staunton and Margaret and Charles Dedrick of Waynesboro; three grandchildren, Preston Tucker, Alicia Campbell, and Samantha Campbell.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Marvin, Arthur, Julius and Lester Armstrong.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2008, at the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by the Reverend Andrew Salcedo. Burial will follow at Oak Lawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens with military honors.

Active pallbearers will be Lloyd Painter, Donald Monroe, Sammie Mason, Jerry Johnson, Roger Hammond, and Mike Luckado.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2008, at the funeral home and other times at his home.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.henryfuneralhome.net.
Published in The News Virginian on 1/6/2008.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Marvin A. Armstrong (1900 - 1981)
  Grace Loraine Bruce Armstrong (1910 - 1996)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Lewis Johnson Armstrong (1953 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julius H Armstrong (1922 - 1968)*
  Margaret Armstrong Dedrick (1924 - 2013)*
  Arthur Bruce Armstrong (1925 - 1999)*
  Lester E. Armstrong (1926 - 1950)*
  Marvin J Armstrong (1931 - 1998)*
  Robert Preston Armstrong (1946 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens
Staunton
Staunton City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: DET
Record added: Jan 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23781172
Robert Preston Armstrong
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Robert Preston Armstrong
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Mr. Armstrong was a veteram of the United States Marine Corp. and served in Vietnam.
- For Those Who Served
 Added: Jan. 6, 2008
 
 
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