Henry Davis Armstrong was born July 22, 1932 in Kinburn, Ontario. He was the founder of Taplen Construction LTD (1979), who passed away suddenly at the Queensway Carleton Hospital at the age of 91. Henry is preceded by his parents, Lloyd and Jessie Armstrong, brother James W. Armstrong and granddaughter “Baby Jessie”. Survived by his loving wife Shirley Armstrong (nee Davidson) of 69 years. Lovingly remembered by his 3 children Rosemary (Brian Burt), Michael Armstrong (Rose Carty-Armstrong) and Mark Armstrong (Laura Lang), His granddaughter Taylor D. Burt (Evan Cardiff) and great-grandchildren Jessie Alexander Cardiff and Cole Henry Cardiff.
Henry, whose great love for family and friends was a faithful servant of God. He charted his life spiritually, professionally, and recreationally. A long-time member of the BYC, Henry sought joy in sailing his sailboat, the “Renegade” down the Ottawa River. He was an unassumingly kind soul who mentored many professionally and spiritually, earning the respect of all who crossed his path. Henry will be deeply missed by the ones who were honoured to know him.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Tubman Funeral Homes. Visitors may pay their respects with a visitation at St. Paul’s Anglican Church at 20 Young Road, Kanata, Thursday, August 3 at 1:00 PM, with a service to follow at 2:30 PM, including communion for those who wish to participate.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Paul’s Anglican Church in memory of Henry.