Born: Aug. 5, 1930. Wapakoneta, Ohio. Called to be with the LORD: Aug. 25, 2012.
My Salute to you, Sir. America’s great hero! You will be greatly missed. Rest in peace, my friend.
“CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Armstrong was a quiet self-described nerdy engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step on to the moon. The modest man who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter million miles away has died. He was 82.”