Originally created 04/29/01

Mr. Julian Armstrong



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Julian Wicklief Armstrong, 71, passed away on April 26 at Saint Josephs Hospital in Atlanta. He was a native of Greenville, S.C., but lived much of his life in Augusta. He attended Boys Catholic High School (now Aquinas), where he was a linebacker and kicker for the Shamrocks. He received his BS in Education from the University of Georgia, where he served the Bulldogs as a defensive tackle. He was a member of First Baptist Church and sang in the choir. He was Public Safety Director at Augusta College until 1979. He then moved to Savannah, where he worked as Vice President/Coastal Regional Director for Sizemore Security through his retirement in 1992. He has been a resident of the Hiawassee area since then. He proudly served his country in the Army Reserves for 36 years, retiring as a Lt. Colonel in 1990. While in Augusta, he was Executive Officer of the 382nd Field Hospital Army reserve Unit. Survivors include, wife, Faye S. Armstrong; son/daughter-in-law, Steven Wicklief and Cathy Armstrong of Charlotte, N.C.; daughter/son-in-law, Julie Armstrong and James C. Sculac, of Atlanta; daughter/son-in-law, Carolee Armstrong and Bruce W. Smith of Atlanta, son/daughter-in-law, Julian Wicklief Jr. and Donna Armstrong, of Augusta, step daughter/son-in-law, Cindy Struwe and Steve White of Houston, Tex.; grandchildren, John and Laura Armstrong of Charlotte, Gram C. Smith and Marlene L. Sculac of Atlanta and Ben White of Houston, Tex. Pallbearers will be Julian W. Armstrong Jr., Steven W. Armstrong, Billy B. Thompson, Sonny Guillebeau, Linwood Zoeller, James Sculac, Glenn Maxwell and Bruce W. Smith. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Poteet Funeral Home, Wheeler Road. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Poteet Funeral Home, Wheeler Rd., burial in Hillcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Foundation. Poteet Funeral Home, 3686 Wheeler Rd. The Augusta Chronicle-April 29, 2001