Leroy Julian Armstrong of Bourbon, Missouri was born on December 27, 1936 in St. Louis, Missouri to Julian Samuel and Edith Viola (Sohn) Armstrong and passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the age of 83 years.
He grew up in Sappington, Missouri, and later, he and his family moved to the Anaconda, Missouri area, where he attended school. Leroy graduated from Sullivan High School, Class of 1954.
He served his county in the National Guard for nine years.
On August 24, 1984 Leroy married Rhonda Pennock.
Leroy taught shop class at Bourbon schools for a couple of years, then went into business with his twin brother, Leonard. Together, they owned and operated A and M Construction, which built new homes for families in their community. He enjoyed watching sports on the television, especially football and was a member of the Bourbon Coon Hunters Club.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbie Marmon; parents, Julian and Edith Armstrong; one sister, Marie Rogers and husband Dennis; and one brother-in-law, Albert “Buddy” Rodgers.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Rhonda Armstrong of Bourbon, Missouri; six children, Allen Armstrong and wife Tammy of Boise, Idaho, Bryan Flynn Armstrong of Pacific, Missouri, Leroy “Moe” Armstrong and wife Sandy of Urich, Missouri, Shelly Wise and husband Matt of Wildwood, Missouri, Lisa Nigh and husband Kent of Boonville, Missouri and Dana Johnson and husband Chuck of Rolla, Missouri; twin brother, Leonard Armstrong and wife Brenda of Bourbon, Missouri; one sister, Betty Rodgers of Sullivan, Missouri; 16 grandchildren, Robbie, Aaliyah, Isaih, Logan, Tyler, Eric, Garrett, Shana, Owen, Mitchell, Elaina, Ian, Levi, Kendra, Antoine and Hashan; a host of great grandchildren; son-in-law, Ernie Marmon of Kansas City, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Interment followed in the Anaconda Cemetery, Anaconda, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.