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JACK W. ARMSTRONG

July 12, 1926 July 17, 2019
JACK W. ARMSTRONG
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Jack Walls Armstrong, 93 years of age, of Burlington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. He was born on July 12, 1926, in Ludlow, Kentucky to his late parents, Henry Armstrong and Ollie Walls Armstrong. He is also preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Ava Joyce Armstrong Pelley. Left to mourn his passing is his wife of 73 years, Mary K. Shields Armstrong; sons, Ken Armstrong (Tonja) and Robin Armstrong; his brother, Henry Clinton Armstrong; his sister, Eva May Armstrong Covey; and several Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. He was a friend to many and will be greatly missed. Jack was a sports enthusiast, when he was younger, he enjoyed playing baseball, basketball, and golf. He also enjoyed cutting his grass. Jack proudly served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. His life continued to be one of dedicated service. He served on the Boone County Fair Board and the Church of the Nazarene in various leadership capacities. He was also a proud Kentucky Colonel. Visitation will take place on Saturday, July 20. 2019, at Stith Funeral Home, 7500 U.S. Hwy 42, Florence, Kentucky 41042, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11:30 a.m. Burial with military honors will immediately follow at Richwood Cemetery, Richwood, Kentucky. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jack’s name are suggested to the St. Elizabeth Foundation (Hospice), 1 Medical Village Drive, Edgewood, Kentucky 41017. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.stithfuneralhomes.com

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Visitation

Saturday

20

Jul

10:00 AM 7/20/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 7/20/2019 11:30:00 AM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

20

Jul

11:30 AM 7/20/2019 11:30:00 AM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Richwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1070 Richwood Road
Walton, KY 41094

1070 Richwood Road Walton 41094 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Elizabeth Foundation/Hospice

1 Medical Village Drive
Edgewood, KY 41017
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