He was born in Laurens and was the son of the late Charles E. Armstrong Sr. and Helen M. Armstrong Coates.
Mr. Armstrong was a graduate of Brookland-Cayce High School. He is retired from the Automobile Business and of the Methodist Faith and was a member of the South Carolina National Guard.
He is survived by his daughter, Ashley Snyder (Keith); his brothers, Charles E. Armstrong Jr. (Betty) and Tony E. Armstrong (Edna); special friend, Marcia Hames and Terry Bodie, his six grandchildren; and special friend, Daphne Armstrong.
He is predeceased by his daughter, Evie Word.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Lynn Mims, Natalie Fleck, Shelena Cunningham and the staff of Carolina Gardens, Dr. Michael Jenkins, Laurens Hospital, and the staff of Hospice of Laurens County.
A Graveside Service will be conducted Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 2:00 PM Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery in Gray Court.