Richard H. Armstrong Jr.

Richard H. Armstrong Jr.

Richard H. "Rick" Armstrong Jr., 64, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday afternoon June 11, 2019, at his residence.

Rick was born on Sept. 5, 1954, at Titusville, a son of the late Richard and Mary Rita Seyler Armstrong.

He was married to Ruth Ann Whitman on Sept. 21, 1979, at St. James Episcopal Church in Titusville.

Rick was a graduate of Townville High School, class of 1972. He had been employed as a store manager at Riverside Bi Lo in Titusville and was last employed at Thorne's Bi Lo in Jefferson, Ohio.

Rick was a member of the Deckards United Methodist Church. He was a member and past president of the former Lions Club in Franklin.

Rick enjoyed history and was a member of the Berdan Company C Reenactment Group in Brookville. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoyed his pets.

Rick is survived by his wife Ruth Ann Armstrong of Franklin; a brother-in-law, Dan Whitman and wife Jeannette of Grand Valley; and numerous cousins.

Friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Further visitation will be held on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at which time the funeral service will be conducted with Pastor Frank Weingard of Deckards United Methodist Church officiating.

Interment will be in Neilltown Cemetery.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the charity of one's choice.

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