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Russell Lewis "Bub" Armstrong
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1931
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 27, 2010
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

BEECHER CITY - Russell Lewis "Bub" Armstrong 78 of Beecher City, IL, passed away at 2:47 PM Friday August 27, 2010 in St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, IL. Russell was born Nov. 7, 1931 in Shelby County near Mode, IL the son of Robert and Faye Lewis Armstrong. He married Mary Irvin on Nov. 9, 1953 in Fowler, IN. Russell was a member of Greenland Masonic Lodge #665 of Beecher, City, IL and the United Auto Workers Union. He was a former member of the V.F.W, and he loved to fish. He retired from Caterpillar Tractor Company in Decatur, IL after more than 25 years of employment. He served in the United States National Guard and then was called to active duty in the United States Army during the Korean War. Surviving are his wife Mary; children: Doris Armstrong of Taylorville, IL, Carl Dean Armstrong of Taylorville, James Armstrong of Warrensburg, IL and Henry Armstrong and wife Loretta of Taylorville; grandchildren: Suzy LeGrant and husband Jason, Russell Armstrong and wife Celeste, Katy Lambert and husband Jeff, Betty Armstrong, Dylan Lewis Armstrong, April Dawn Waters and Drew Allen Cowgill; brothers and sisters: Howard Wayne Armstrong and wife Gerneda of Shelbyville, IL, Patricia Fay Bialeschki of Champaign, IL, Lucretia Maude Baldwin of Charleston, IL, Forest Dale Armstrong of Decatur, IL, Max Dean Armstrong of Shelbyville, Jessie Mae Polley and husband Eddie of Decatur, IL, Glenna Sue Taylor and husband Robert of Cowden, IL, Marian Lee Lorton and husband Brad of Riverton, IL and Nellie Eileen McElroy and husband Robert of Alabama. He was preceded in death by a son Robert Lynn Armstrong, parents Robert and Faye, brothers: Howard "Dick" Armstrong, Bill Bert Armstrong and Leo Earl Armstrong; sisters: Betty June Armstrong and Alta Joan Fox. 
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  Doris Jean Armstrong (1954 - 2012)*
  Robert Lynn Armstrong (1955 - 2008)*
  James Lewis Armstrong (1958 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Mound Cemetery
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Tim Naab
Record added: Jun 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91416455
Russell Lewis Bub Armstrong
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