William Armington, 84

William E. Armington, 84, Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born July 16, 1929, in Warsaw, the 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, was a member of the American Legion and also was a member of the I.O.O.F Harmony Lodge #19, for over 50 years, He 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 services were held on Sept. 23, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes. 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.

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Posted on 2013 Sep 24