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John Verdin Armstrong Sr.

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John V. Armstrong, Sr.

Fountain Inn

John Verdin Armstrong, Sr., 84, husband of Bobbie Jane Kellett Armstrong for 54 years, went to be with the Lord on April 27, 2014.

Mr. Armstrong was born March 28, 1930 in Fountain Inn, to the late Charles Dial Armstrong, Sr. and Esther Verdin Armstrong. He was a lifetime member of Fairview Presbyterian Church, where he previously served as Sunday School treasurer, church treasurer, deacon and elder. He was a member of the Farm Bureau and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He retired from W.R. Grace & Co. Cryovac of Simpsonville. Being born and raised on a farm, farming always remained an important part of his life.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two sons, John Armstrong, Jr. (Annissa), and David Armstrong; a daughter, Mary Jane Bates (Jim); two brothers, Rodney Armstrong and Wendell Armstrong; two sisters, Esther Presher and Rachel Jacobs; and five grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers and four sisters.

Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Fletcher Funeral Service.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Presbyterian Church, officiated by Rev. Peter Spink. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Cannon Memorial Park.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Mark O'Rourke, the GHS Cancer Institute, and Heartland Hospice for their care.

Memorials may be made to Fairview Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1664, Fountain Inn, SC 29644 or GHS Cancer Institute of the Carolinas, 65 International Dr., Greenville, SC 29615.

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Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 28, 2014
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