Maurice R. Armstrong, 86, of Salem, VA, died November 10, 2009, at home in Salem, VA.
Mr. Armstrong was born in Mt. Auburn on September 14, 1923, the son of Harold E. and Ethel Armstrong. He graduated from Mt. Auburn High School, Millikin University and received his Ph.D in Chemistry from the University of Missouri at Columbia, Missouri. He served three years in World War II in northern Africa. He taught chemistry for five years at Millikin University, worked for E. I. du Pont Co. for 28 years in Kinston, NC and Nashville, TN and then did consulting work in other countries. He married Joanne Roney from Decatur after they graduated from Millikin in 1948.
He leaves his wife; a brother, Max (Madeline) in Hurst, TX; two sons; a daughter; and seven grandchildren.
Obituary credit: BreezeCourier.com