Mack Armstrong


NAPOLEON -- Mack Armstrong, 69, passed away on March 23, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.

He was born on June 28, 1944, in Defiance, Ohio, to Charles and Geneva (Humes) Armstrong. Mack graduated from Defiance High School and received a bachelor's degree in theology from Frankfort Wesleyan College. He went on to achieve master's degrees from Olivet Nazarene College, Winebrenner Seminary, and the University of Toledo. Mack was a Nazarene minister, pastoring churches in Rushville, Illinois; Baraboo, Wisconsin; Wauseon, Ohio; and most recently at Cloverdale United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, Ohio. He and his wife, Martha, served one term as missionaries in El Salvador. He taught at Northwest State in Archbold for several years and at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana, until 2014. His whole life, he has been a caring and helping person to his family and others.

Mack married his wife, Martha, in October of 1969, and she survives him. He is also survived by son, Michael (Monica) Armstrong and their children, Jacob, Eli, and Samarah; daughter, Michelle Armstrong and her son Christopher; sisters, Patsy McDowell, and Madonna (Frank) Conley; brother, Gary (Carol) Armstrong; half brothers, Kenneth (Ruth) Armstrong, and Charles Raymond (Ruth) Armstrong.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Rex Armstrong; and half sister, Ruby (Harvey) Keller.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014, at Walker Mortuary in Napoleon, Ohio. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the funeral home, with Pastor Rick Trumbo officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery in Napoleon. Memorial donations are suggested to Defiance Hospice or the First Baptist Church of Napoleon. Friends are invited to share a memory and sign the guestbook at

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  • Well done, good and faithful Mack. ┬áLinda(Farris) Morin