Obiturary for Terry Armstrong

November 15, 1999 By ekr

Obiturary for Terry Armstrong
Terry T. Armstrong, an active volunteer with the American Numismatic Association (ANA) died of cancer on November 7, 1999, in a Dayton, Ohio hospital.

Armstrong, 62, was very involved in the ANA and the hobby for many years, joining the Association in 1979 and serving as a convention volunteer- primarily working with exhibits- a Club Representative and District Delegate and as a Regional Coordinator for Ohio and western Pennsylvania. He demonstrated a strong dedication to numismatics and was able to speak to a novice with the same enthusiasm as he did on technical aspects with experts in the hobby. 

In addition to the ANA, Armstrong was a member of the Central States Numismatic Association, Columbus Numismatic Society/ Central Ohio Numismatic Society and Dayton-Kettering Coin Club, in which he served as President and Secretary. A collector for more than 40 years, Armstrong’s primary interest was United States and Canadian coins, specializing in Morgan and Peace dollar die varieties. 

Named by President Kenneth Bresset to the National Money Show Committee in 1996, Armstrong was awarded the ANA Presidential Award in 1997, and was proclaimed a Numismatic Ambassador by Numismatic News in 1998.

Armstrong was born on September 12, 1937 in Enid, OK, and served in the Army from 1954-57. He worked in Dayton for National Coin Register (NCR) and then the United States Defense Electronics Center. Just before his death, Armstrong retired from the U.S. Government Defense Supply Center in nearby Columbus, Oh. 

Funeral services for Terry Armstrong are set for 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Memorial Park Cemetery Garden Chapel in Enid. Henniger-Allen Funeral Home is handling the arrangments.

Originally Release Date: Nov. 15, 1999
ANA Contacts: Phone: (719) 782-9872
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