OBITUARY

John Leslie Armstrong

June 14, 1937January 7, 2011

John L. (Bobby) Armstrong, 73, of Decatur, Tennessee passed away Thursday, January 7, 2011. He was a native of Sweetwater, Tennessee. Bobby was a graduate of Tennessee Military Institute in Sweetwater, Tennessee. He served in the United States Air Force. He was of the Methodist faith. Bobby owned several businesses in Sweetwater, Tennessee. He was employed by Royal Brass and Hose of Knoxville,Tennessee with several “Salesman of the Year” awards. He and his wife, Karen, owned and operated “Cottonport Fish N' Camp” in Decatur for several years. Bobby was an avid motorcyclist. He represented the United States Team in Spain at the International 6 Day Trials. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents J.L. and Grace Wood Armstrong, a sister, Patricia A. Kinnard, and a son, Barry W. Armstrong. Bobby is survived by his wife, Karen Dixon Armstrong of Decatur, Tennessee, one son J.L. (Jody) Armstrong III, 2 daughters, Leslie Haywood and Amy Armstrong, 2 grandsons, J.L. (Jake) Armstrong IV and William Andrew Armstrong, several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association Southeast Tennessee Chapter, Inc or to a favorite Animal Shelter. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist Valley View Chapel.

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Don Hicks

January 12, 2011

I am so sorry to hear about Bobby passing. Hw was a big part of my growing up in Seeetwater; both school and church. With the passing years I did not see as much of him but when I did he was the same good friend.

Donna, David and Isaiah Smith

January 12, 2011

Karen,

Our hearts, and prayers are with you..

Donna,David and Isaiah Smith
Decatur, TN

January 12, 2011

Karen, so sorry to hear about Bobby's passing. He was a good friend and I have so many special memory's of him. I know how you feel having lost Joan in September. Call if I can do anything. Your in my prayers Tom Owen

January 10, 2011

Karen,
We are the James C. Kinnards. Patsy's brother-in-law. We are very sorry for your loss. May you find peace to carry your sorrow.

January 10, 2011

Karen, We are sorry about your loss of Bob. I just talked to him a few weeks ago about the lost dog. Jerry D and Tamera Smith

Hank and Mary Clevenger

January 9, 2011

So sorry for your loss. No words will help ease the pain but the love of God and your family will see you through this hard time. We want you to know that we are here for you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

January 9, 2011

((( Karen ))) no words can begin to relieve your pain ... I send all the prayers for strength and guidance to you that I can... may you find some measure of peace and acceptance through this painful time... luv ya. Lenu133

Becky Faulkner

January 9, 2011

Karen,
I want you to know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers, now and in the days to come.

FROM THE FAMILY