“Breezy” Armstrong, of Lamar, Missouri died Friday, June 23, 2017 at Barton
County Memorial Hospital at the age of 84.
Gene was born April 14, 1933 in Golden
City, Missouri to Birdie Thurman. He
attended a county grade school in Golden City, and later attended the Aurora
High School. On June 30, 1951, he
married Wanda Childers and together they had one son. After 37 years of marriage, she passed on
January 20, 1988. On November 25, 1988, he married Joy (Walters) Henderson and
she survives of the home.
operated Breezy’s Barber Shop in Aurora for many years and retired from the
Army National Guards in 1987 after 22 years of service. He was a member of Fundamentalist Methodist
in Aurora, as well as a member of the Masons and VFW. Restoring, Racing, and Trading cars was one
of his passions. He loved going to car
races and attending basketball games of his grandkids.
include his wife Joy; one son Tony Armstrong and wife Terre, Springfield,
Missouri; a step-son Jeff Henderson and wife Dorene, Kansas City, Missouri; a
step-daughter, Annette Mayfield and husband Roger, Lamar, Missouri;
grandchildren, Jenna (Nathan) Gibbs, Sean Armstrong, Claire (Brandon) Plank,
Alex Henderson, Derek Henderson, Michael Henderson, Courtney Mayfield, and Erin
Mayfield; great grandchildren, Bowen Plank and Gracie Gibbs who will arrive in
August; two brothers-in-law, Hosea (Phillis) Gold, Republic, Missouri and Max
(Debbie) Walters, Lamar, Missouri; a sister-in-law Jill (Carter) Pugh, Lamar,
will be 11:00 am, Monday, June 26, 2017 at Daniel Funeral Home.
family will receive friends 10:00 am until service time Monday at the funeral
will be 10:00 am, Wednesday July 5, 2017 at Maple Park Cemetery, Aurora,
are suggested to St. Jude Childrens Hospital or Shriners Hospital for Children
in care of Daniel Funeral Home.
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