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Douglas McLean Armstrong, Captain, United States Navy, retired, died quietly in the early morning hours of Feb. 9, 2022 at Heron Cove 1, Sanders, Gloucester, Va. Born Sept. 4, 1944, on the occasion of his parents’ anniversary, Captain Armstrong was the oldest child of Russell B. Armstrong, Colonel, United States Army, retired, and Janet McLean Armstrong.

Predeceased by the love of his life, Geraldine Richards Armstrong, on Aug. 9, 2019, Captain Armstrong leaves his daughters, Elizabeth A. Puett, and Margaret A. Fenton (Nick). Surviving are his sister, Rebecca Havekost (Ken) and family, and his brother, Dr. Charles Armstrong (Andrea Eusden) and family. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Blake Armstrong (Jennifer) and family, and Ansley P. Trent. Captain Armstrong is also survived by his great-grandson, Benjamin L. Armstrong, of whom he was immensely proud.

The family wishes to thank Glenda Burroughs, nurse, neighbor, now friend and family. The family further wishes to express gratitude to the incredible nursing staff at Heron Cove 1, Sanders, Gloucester.

A private family service is planned in the future. No public service will be held. Faulkner Funeral Homes, Foster-Faulkner Chapel, Mathews, Virginia, is assisting the family