Rev. Henry W. Armstrong Jr.

Published 12:38 am Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The Rev. Henry W. Armstrong Jr., 87, of High Point, formerly of the Plain View community of Dunn, died Saturday evening at Triad Care & Rehabilitation Center in High Point. He was born in Edgecombe County to the late Henry W. and Vera Taylor Armstrong. He was predeceased by his wife Lucille Tunstall Armstron, and a grandson, Paul Young.

The Rev. Armstrong was a minister for over 50 years, serving at Lee’s Chapel OFWB Church for 18 years and retiring from Pleasant Hill OFWB Church in Pikeville before returning to the Plain View community in 1990.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Lee’s Chapel OFWB Church with the Revs. Ricky Warren and Phillip Boykin officiating. Burial will follow in the Williford Cemetery.

Surviving are his daughter Dianne Young and husband Tommy of Dunn; his sons, Keith Armstrong and wife Dianne of High Point and Jerry Armstrong and wife Lillian of Chocowinity; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. today at Lee’s Chapel OFWB Church and other times at the home of Dianne and Tommy Young.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262.

Arrangements are by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home of Dunn.

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