Artie Lee Armstrong, age 71, of Troy passed away late Tuesday evening,
October 27, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was born on
July 27, 1949 in Lebanon, Ohio to the late Carl Willard Armstrong Sr. and
Georgia B. (Powell) Armstrong.
Artie is survived by his daughters: Tawanna (Robert) Armstrong-Ivory of
Streetsboro, Ohio, Cathie aka “lil Artie” (Brent) Lane of Xenia, Ohio, and
Cassi Robinson of Cleveland, Ohio; ex-wife Catherine “Cathy” Armstrong;
sister, June Etheridge of Lebanon, Ohio; grandchildren, Demetria Skipper,
Tyler Traylor, Tavion Lane and Cayden Robinson; nephews, James “Benny”
Pridemore, Butch Singleton and Dino Singleton all of Lebanon, Ohio; niece,
Vanessa Singleton of Lebanon, Ohio; and best friends, Bruce Gray of
Lebanon, Ohio, Joe Edwards of Troy, Ohio, Benny Andrews of Urbana, Ohio
and Tom Block of Troy, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, Artie is preceded in death by his brother, Carl
Armstrong, Jr. and his sister, Georgia Armstrong Singleton.
Artie graduated from Lebanon High School in 1965. He loved playing
baseball. In the 1960’s he played the guitar with the Soul Crusader’s Band.
He loved hunting deer and rabbit. He enjoyed watching western movies, the
original Star Trek, Young & The Restless and horse races. He was also an
avid sports fan of the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds
and Golden State Warriors. He was a self-employed professional painter for
many years; some of his projects consisted of painting in the Historical
District of Troy, Ohio. He was very well known in his community and made
friends with everyone he met. Most of all, Artie loved his 3 girls, his
grandkids, family and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 11 AM at Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ in Troy with Pastor Charles Carns officiating. A visitation with take place prior to the service from 10 AM to 11 AM. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Troy. Arrangements entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy, OH.
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