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Obituary for Roy W Armstrong

Roy W  Armstrong
Roy W. Armstrong, the son of Royal Armstrong and Adelia (Garmon) Armstrong, was born March 31st, 1937 in San Juan, Texas and departed from this life courageously and peacefully on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV at the age of 81 years old.

Roy attended school at the University of Maryland. He later entered the Air Force in 1954; where he served for 3 years and 4 months; including 1 year overseas stationed in France. He spoke fluent Spanish and some French.

He was united in marriage to Bertha Smith, their children included Robin Ranae, Albert, Curtis, Rachel and Don.
On June 7th 1982 he married Linda J Larson their children included Mariel, Vanessa, Weston. On December 22, 2006, he united in marriage with Sara Thorton and later divorced in March 2013.

Roy primarily ran his own businesses including a very successful cleaning company in Davenport, IA. Where he did hood cleaning and janitorial work in restaurants in Colorado and Iowa. He was also an independent contractor as a semi truck driver. He had a deep rooted Christian faith and was known as a hard worker, excellent cook and devoted Father, Husband and Grandfather. He enjoyed card games, gardening, cooking, listening to music, spending time with family and especially enjoyed being around his grandkids.

Family members surviving to keep his memory alive include his sons, Curtis Armstrong, Don Armstrong; his daughters, Rachel Burgess, Mariel Armstrong and Vanessa Armstrong; his grandchildren: Tony Armstrong, Charlie Armstrong, Tiffany Armstrong, Amanda Pray, Andre Pray, Ariana Bock, Nevaeh Bock, Joslyn Bock and Jaida Bradshaw; his great grandchildren: Alessandra Armstrong, Justice Armstrong, Legend Armstrong, Rayne Armstrong, Amerykah Armstrong, Isaiah Roe, Deontae Roe, Chloe Willkerson, Apollo Wilkerson, Niko Armstrong, Tatiana Nix and Aaliyah Nix; and his sister Verna Allen.
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