Joseph A. Armstrong

July 10, 1902 ‒ January 23, 2002

Mansfield, Ohio

Obituary for Thursday January 24, 2002

Joseph A. Armstrong

MANSFIELD: Joseph A. Armstrong, 99, of East Main Street, Ashland, died Wednesday morning January 23, 2002 in Ashland Samaritan Hospital following a short illness.

He was born July 10, 1902 in Bellville to Warner and Bertha (Aungst) Armstrong, and spent most of his life in Mansfield.

Mr. Armstrong was self-employed, formerly operating both United Motors Sales, a Honda motorcycle shop on Michigan Avenue and Wholesale Tire Company on South Illinois Avenue, Mansfield.

He attended McElroy Road Church of Christ, Mansfield, and as a motorcycle enthusiast, was a member of the Mansfield Motorcycle Club.

He is survived by a daughter Ruth A. Wright of Mansfield; a son-in-law John Wilhelm of Mansfield; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years Glenna Pearl Armstrong in 1987; two daughters Mary Jane Wilhelm and Helen L. Armstrong; a son-in-law Darrell Wright; and a sister Evelyn King.

Friends may call Friday January 25, 2002 from 6-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 am. Chaplain Jerry Gess will officiate. Burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery.