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 US 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, 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 will be held at 10 AM Monday September 23, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne. Calling will be held from 2 to 5 PM Sunday September 22, at the funeral home. 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.