RICHMOND, Va. -- Charles J. "Charlie" Armstrong, 93, widower of Mary Ellen (Hill) Armstrong, passed away on June 24, 2013. Charlie was born in Waterville, Maine, and served with the 58th NCB (Seabees) in the South Pacific during World War II.

He settled in Richmond, Va., and founded Charlie's Lock Shop in 1965, which he operated until recently.

He is survived by his children, Mike Armstrong (Heldi), Mitzi Williams (John Peace), Pat (Armstrong) Curti (Greg), and Tom Armstrong (Joan); and granddaughters MK and Cindy Armstrong.

Interment private.

Published in Central Maine on July 7, 2013