Frank Vogler & Sons

2849 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, NC


Larry Alan Armbruster

August 5, 1941September 9, 2020

Larry Alan Armbruster, of Clemmons, North Carolina, passed away on September 9, 2020 in his home surrounded by family. Larry was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio on August 5, 1941, and grew up in Bridgeport, Ohio. Larry graduated from Bridgeport High School in 1959 where he excelled at baseball and basketball, and was well known for hitting three home runs in an all-star game. He developed a love for fishing on the banks of the Ohio River. Larry served in the United States Army and Army Reserves before attending Ohio University where he graduated in 1967. He came to North Carolina for a position at RJ Reynolds in 1968, where he worked for 33 years before retiring as a financial manager in 2001. Larry was an active member at Holy Family Catholic Church in Clemmons where he served as a member of the building committee for the original church and its expansion. He also served as an usher counting weekly offerings and enjoyed playing on the church’s softball team. Larry’s love for sports also led him to coach a variety of youth athletics. A devoted family man, Larry was preceded in death by his parents, John and Frieda Armbruster; sister, Carol Givens; brothers-in-law, Bob Hunter and Frank Givens; and sister-in-law, Edith Armbruster. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Diana Armbruster; sister, Elaine Hunter; brother, Jack Armbruster; three children, Beth Tally (Jeffrey), Brad Armbruster (Jane), and Becky Howe (Trey); seven grandchildren, Amelia Tally, Audrey Armbruster, Grant Tally, Addison Howe, Ashley Armbruster, Ava Armbruster, and Aubrey Howe; and many other family and loved ones. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, September 18th at 11am at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Peter Nouck officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or Trellis Supportive Care.


  • Diana Armbruster, Wife
  • Elaine Hunter, Sister
  • Jack Armbruster, Brother
  • Beth Tally (Jeffrey), Daughter
  • Brad Armbruster (Jane), Son
  • Becky Howe (Trey), Daughter
  • Amelia Tally, Grandchild
  • Audrey Armbruster, Grandchild
  • Grant Tally, Grandchild
  • Addison Howe, Grandchild
  • Ashley Armbruster, Grandchild
  • Ava Armbruster, Grandchild
  • Aubrey Howe, Grandchild

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  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, September 18, 2020


Larry Alan Armbruster

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Judy Bruney

September 13, 2020

Diana, so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family and may you find comfort in your memories.

Patsy Ernst

September 13, 2020

Diana and Family, I want to express my sympathy to you on the passing of your husband Larry. All of us in the Southwest Breakfast group were notified. May the memories you have of your husband sustain you in the days and years to come. Love, Patsy Ernst

chanra So

September 12, 2020

Dear Armbrusters,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Larry was a wonderful and generous man who loved his family greatly and a positive presence.
Love ,
Chanra and Rush

David McMillan

September 12, 2020

Brad and loving family:

Words can not express the sadness I feel for you. Know that Larry is in a better place rejoicing with our Lord, filled with love in his heart. If there is anything I can do for you please don’t hesitate to call me or reach out to me. I love you guys like my family and I’m here for you.


Lori Calvert

September 12, 2020

Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.
With deepest sympathy,

Walteria Joseph

September 12, 2020


I am so sorry for the loss of your father. If there is anything we can do to help you and your family during this time, please contact us. Please know he is now in a better place rejoicing in the Lord.

The Joseph’s Family

Patty Lee

September 12, 2020

I am so so sorry to hear about Larry’s death. I fondly remember when you first started to date him back in the day. We had good times together. I will keep all of you in prayer and trust you will be comforted by your faith, family, friends and memories in the days to come. God Bless you and keep you in the palm of His hand.
Much love,

Sandy Tucker DiPaolo

September 12, 2020

Dear Diane & Family,
My sincere sympathy in the passing of Larry, May God be with you in this most difficult of times.
Hang on to the great memories you both shared, this will sustain you!
Sandy Tucker DiPaolo

Pat Hinkle Shemenski

September 12, 2020

I am very sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family.
Pat Hinkle Shemenski
MFHS Class of 1960

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