Kent C. Armstrong

Friday, October 9, 2015

Kent C. Armstrong, 58, of Leachville, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at his residence. Born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., he was the son of the late Leonard and Edna Sanders Armstrong and had been a longtime Florida resident before making his home in Leachville 18 years ago. He was a retired electrician having worked several years for the former Hoff Electric in Stewart, Fla., and Colson Castor Manufacturing in Monette. He enjoyed surfing the internet, trading on Craigslist, tinkering around in his shop and was a member of Pleasant View General Baptist Church in Risco, Mo.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Fox.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Vicky Borders Armstrong of the home; one son, Glenn Armstrong and wife Francis of Jonesboro; two daughters, Tosha Atchley and husband Mitchell of Leachville and Suzanne Armstrong of Bernie, Mo.; five sisters, Linda Armstrong of Dobson, N.C., Cathy Coderre of Palm Beach, Fla., April Laraway of Gainesville, Fla., Melony Pearcy of Bradenton, Fla., and Julie Armstrong of Palm Beach, Fla.; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Monday Oct. 12, in the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Mark Powell officiating. The family has requested private disposition.

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