|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1935|
|Death: ||Nov. 1, 2009|
Philip Wayne Armstrong, of Hastings, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2009 at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Rapids, age 74.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline, of 51 years; daughters, Brenda (Cliff) Morse of Hastings, Mary (Daniel) Clark of Hastings, Lisa Armstrong (David Miholer) of Grand Rapids; sister-in-law, Margaret Armstrong; grandchildren, Christopher, Courtney, Morse, Linsey, Dustin, Cassie, Bryce, Clark; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, Wesley and Mildred Armstrong; brothers, Jackie and Norman Armstrong.
Philip graduated from Delton Kellogg High School in 1953.
He worked at Kellogg's for 6 months before entering the service where he served from 1954 to 1956. He returned to Kellogg's and remained there until he retired in 1993. Philip loved hunting, fishing and gardening and was fastidious with his lawn. He also enjoyed tinkering with his tractor machinery and cars. He adored his family and lived for his grandchildren.
Philip was known as the bread-man, making homemade bread for those he knew and anyone who helped him. He loved visiting with family and friends as well as eating out. He was a member of the Kellogg's 25 year club, American Federation of Grain Millers, and the First Methodist Church in Hastings.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday November 4th from 2-4 & 6-9PM at the Lauer Family Funeral Home - Wren Chapel 1401 N. Broadway in Hastings.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Reverend Paul Deal officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Creek Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be directed to the Lack's Cancer Center at St. Mary's Hospital.
Norman R Armstrong (1933 - 2000)
Mildred M Armstrong (1897 - 1963)
Cedar Creek Cemetery
Created by: Jean(C.J.Vought)Green
Record added: Nov 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44083521
Added: Feb. 3, 2010