Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 31, 2018
Robert Furman Armstrong
Of Springfield, VA, 80, passed away to the "Great Car Show in the Sky' on Thursday, January
A devoted family man and car enthusiast, he attended Woodrow Wilson High School
(1955), earned his bachelor's degree from American University, and his master's degree from
the University of Utah.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Diana, and his children Susan Ray (Rolando), John
Armstrong (Nicole), and Melissa Moore (Timothy). He had eight grandchildren, Magdalena
and Charles Ray; Lillian, Frances, and Adelaide Armstrong; and Jacob, Judah, and Joshua
Moore. He is also survived by his twin sister, Ruth, of Lincoln, NE and a large extended family.
A remembrance of his life will be held on Friday, February 2, 11 a.m. at Pohick Church in
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Historic Pohick Church Foundation or Shrine
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Pohick Episcopal Church
9301 Richmond Hwy
Lorton, VA 22079