Richard Dick Murray Armstrong - SAVANNAH - Richard Dick Murray Armstrong passed away early Friday morning, March 29, 2012 after a long illness. He was 76. He was predeceased by his father, Joel L. Armstrong; his mother, Iva P. Armstrong Spivey; and his brother, Joel L. Armstrong, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Sandy F. Armstrong; their son, Keith R. Armstrong; a sister, Ann Armstrong Turner; two aunts, Isabelle P. Fall Mahany and Nell P. Carlson; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Richard Dick was a 1955 graduate of Savannah High School where he played the trumpet in the band and was a member of the ROTC. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and afterwards traveled extensively abroad. He attended George Washington University in Virginia and returned to Savannah where he earned a degree in History from Armstrong State College. For many years he worked in the Traffic Engineering Department of the City of Savannah. Upon retiring, he became a Tour Guide for Old Savannah Tours. He was a member of and attended The CrossRoad Baptist Church (formerly, Burkhalter Baptist Church). Funeral Services will be held at 11am on Monday at The CrossRoad Baptist Church with Rev. Buddy Wasson officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Savannah Morning News March 31, 2013 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
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Published in Savannah Morning News from Mar. 30 to Mar. 31, 2013