Gene Leroy Armstrong

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Gene Leroy Armstrong, Sr., 76, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. He was born on Jan. 11, 1942, in Des Moines, Iowa, son of Ed and Alberta (Brown) Armstrong. He was united in marriage to Ginger Allison; she preceded him in death on Feb. 22, 2014. Survivors include: three sons, Gene Armstrong, Jr. and his wife Terri, Joseph Armstrong, Brian Armstrong and his wife Cindy, all of Des Moines, Iowa; one daughter, Shannon Armstrong, of Des Moines, Iowa; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ed Anthony Armstrong and Eddie Lee Armstrong, both of Des Moines, Iowa; and one sister, Dixie Richards, of Des Moines, Iowa. In addition to his parents and wife. He was preceded in death by one brother, Jack Armstrong.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Des Moines, Iowa.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.