Sherwood Glenn Armstrong, 91, of 493 Meadstown Road, Elizabeth City, NC passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. Born on November 23, 1926 in Elizabeth City, NC to the late Alexander S. Armstrong and Nell Meads Armstrong, he was the husband of Agnes Parker Armstrong. Mr. Armstrong was a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II and worked for 20 years as a civil service sheet metal worker with the United States Coast Guard. He attended Symons Creek Tabernacle and Bagley Swamp Wesleyan Church.
In addition to his wife of 68 years, he is survived by a daughter, Patty Peterson (Steve) of Hertford, NC; a son, Douglas Armstrong (Kathy) of Kernersville, NC; four grandchildren, Eric Peterson (Amanda), Allen Peterson (Melissa), Ruth Anne Pulley, and David Armstrong (Crystal); and four great grandchildren, Nicholas Peterson, Natalie Peterson, Evan Peterson, and Aeden Armstrong. He was preceded in death by a sister and four brothers.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018 at New Hollywood Cemetery with Rev. James Spaugh officiating and military honors rendered by William Clarence Jackson, V. F. W. Post 6060. The family will receive friends at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to Symons Creek Tabernacle, 463 Meadstown Road, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or Bagley Swamp Wesleyan Church, 402 Bagley Swamp Road, Hertford, NC 27944. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Armstrong family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.TwifordFH.com.