WILLIAM E. ARMINGTON, 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. Born July 16, 1929, in Warsaw, he was a son of the late John and Treva Armington, and was raised by his grandparents, Ernest and Blanche Sellers. He was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church; he proudly served his country in the US Air Force, a member of the American Legion, was a member of the I.O.O.F Harmony Lodge #19, for over 50 years, and was a past Noble Grand, and retired in 1987 from Navistar, after 32 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Edith E. Armington; daughters, Debi (Dave) Moore, Cindy (Paul) Burrey, Karen (Eric) Alspaugh, Brenda (Gary) Hess and Jennifer (Andy) Alspaugh; as well as 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne. Calling is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be given to Waynedale United Methodist Church, Fort Wayne, Parkview Home Health and Hospice, or the VA Medical Center, Fort Wayne. For online condolences please visit klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Sept. 21, 2013