WILLIAM E. ARMINGTON, 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday September 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 U.S. 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, worked at Brooks Asphalt Construction 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 7 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service was held at 10 AM Monday, September 23, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne. Calling was from 2 to 5 PM Sunday, September 22, at the funeral home. Burial 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 www.klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com.