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Obituary for David Jon Armstrong

David Jon Armstrong, 64, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2024, following a three year battle with lung cancer. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, David was a son of the late Robert E. and Nila (Koeneman) Armstrong. David graduated from Northrop High School and earned his undergraduate degree at Vincennes University and then his advanced degree from Purdue in Computer Science. David worked for 38 years for the Indiana Department of Transportation, beginning as a general laborer and ending as a Local Program Section Director. In his spare time, David enjoyed biking, hiking, travel and just being active outdoors. He was always available to lend a helping hand whether it be in his job or for family or friends, or for his volunteer work such as serving meals on Thanksgiving. David is survived by his brothers Daniel (Linda) Armstrong and Douglas Armstrong; nieces and nephews: Lincoln (Diane) Armstrong, Ross (Jamie) Armstrong, Colleen (Jonathan) Portnoy, Meghan (Martin) Walasek and Elizabeth (Jack) Owen, in addition to 10 great-nieces and nephews. Before departing, David’s stated message to all of us was: “I am thankful for my Family and Friends. I live on in your memories and hope you remember those good times with fondness as did I”. A time of remembrance for David will be from 5 pm to 7 pm Monday, February 5, 2024 at FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton Street, Memorials may be made to Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. (