June 17th, 2019

Robert Gorilla (Bob) Eugene Armstrong, 67, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.

He was born July 9, 1951 to LeRoy Armstrong and Lillian Luna Armstrong in Joplin, Mo.

He graduated from Liberal High School in 1970 and attended Seward County Vocational Technical School.

He worked for many years driving truck for Yellow Freight Company.

He was a member of the Patriot Guard, President of the Liberal Gun Club, the American Legion Lawrence M. Wimmer Post #80 and the National Rifle Association.

Survivors include brother, Clifford Armstrong, Liberal; granddaughter, Ashleigh B. Armstrong; and sister, Mary Ellen Smith, Rogers, Ark. 

He was preceded in death by daughter, Allison Brooke Armstrong; and sisters, Betty Ruth Sargent, and Joanne Downs.

• The family has chosen cremation and that services will be at a later date.

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