Armstrong, P. Gordon

Saturday, October 14, 2017

P. Gordon Armstrong, 79, of Collegedale, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017 in a local hospital.

He was born Oct. 16, 1937, in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada to the late John E. and Regina Horseman Armstrong.

Mr. Armstrong was a member of McDonald Road Seventh-day Adventist Church and assisted with the audio visual online streaming for Southern Deaf Fellowship. He was also a member of the Greater Collegedale Adventist Radio Club. He retired from the College Press at the University after many years of service. 

He was preceded in death by his son, Philip Gordon Armstrong, Jr.; three sisters, Rena Wilkins, Grayce Paisley, and Dorothy Armstrong; and two brothers, Donald and Walter Armstrong. 

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Phyllis A. Armstrong; children, Randy Armstrong of Fairmont, Mn., Tamelia Armstrong (Larry) Cowan of Collegedale, and Luane Armstrong (James) Black of Carrolton, Ga.; five grandchildren, Johnathan Armstrong, Lauren Armstrong, Janie Bryan, Julianna Black, and Marylynn Black; one great-granddaughter, Harper Bryan; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. 

Interment will be in Collegedale Memorial Park.

Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to McDonald Road Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5440 McDonald Road, McDonald, Tn. 37353. 

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