May 21, 1930 - March 5, 2021
Robert C. Armstrong, 90, passed away on March 5, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, March 27, 2021 in the mausoleum at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Orange, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend Jennifer Schneider and Reverend David Mifflin. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm, also at the mausoleum, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Bob was born in Orange, Texas, on May 21, 1930 to Robert C. Armstrong Sr. and Bernie Faye (Richardson) Armstrong. He proudly served in the United States Air Force as a mechanic on B52’s and was stationed in Germany for several years. Upon leaving the Air Force, he went to work for Firestone Tire and Rubber. He retired as a maintenance supervisor. Bob volunteered at Shangri La as a boat driver for the Nature Classroom Bayou tours. He was also active in the Master Gardener program. Bob was an avid bridge player. He also had a group of gentlemen that he met with weekly for a game of dominoes. Bob loved jazz music. He enjoyed travelling and exploring new territory. He adored his family most of all and never missed a moment to spend time with them. Bob left an impact on many lives and will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him. He was proceeded in death by his wife, Nell Armstrong; his son, Stan Armstrong; and son-in-law, Don Crawley. He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Armstrong Crawley of Bush, LA and Martha Feagin and husband Randy of Orange, TX; grandchildren, Amanda Walker of Vista, CA, Stephen Crawley of Bush, LA, and Sara Mier and husband Danny of Vista, CA; siblings, Ann Stelter and husband Buddy of Orange, TX and Ken Armstrong and wife Dixie of Georgetown, TX; his devoted friend Vonnie Plunkett of Orange, TX; and numerous beloved family members and friends. The family would like to extend gratitude to Stonewood Senior Living and Heart of Texas Hospice for their excellent care. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to OCARC at 905 West Park Avenue, Orange, Texas 77630.
Robert C. Armstrong, 90, passed away on March 5, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, March 27, 2021 in the mausoleum at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Orange, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend Jennifer Schneider... View Obituary & Service Information
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