Charles W. “Short” Armstrong Sr., 90, of Reedsville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at Valley View Haven.
Born Feb. 10, 1930, in Reedsville, he was a son of the late Harry Leroy and Pearl S. (Dippery) Armstrong.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: a daughter, Carol Ann (Armstrong) Ebersole; siblings, Harry Armstrong Jr., Larry Armstrong and Sarah Jane Christianson; and a son-in-law, Robert Ebersole.
He is survived by: wife, Mary Elizabeth (Hunt) Armstrong, whom he married July 13, 1951; sons, Charles W. Armstrong Jr. and wife, Beth, of Milroy, and Timothy R. Armstrong and wife, Marjorie, of Paxinos; six grandchildren, Timber Ebersole, Robert W. Ebersole, Peter Ebersole, Jenny Armstrong, Kristopher Armstrong, Rachelle Armstrong; three great-grandchildren, Kinlee Ebersole, Claire E. Krushinskie and Reese J. Krushinskie; and a sister, Linda Rudy, of Elliottsburg.
Charles was a 1948 Reedsville High School graduate.
He entered the U.S. Army and fought in the…