OBITUARY

Gordon Armistead

June 5, 1918February 17, 2013

Moss Bluff - Gordon Armistead, 94, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013, in Jennings Veterans War Home. Gordon was born and raised all his life in Moss Bluff. The Armistead family was one of the pioneer families in Moss Bluff. He was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church and served as a Lector for many years. He retired from Citgo as a heavy equipment operator. Gordon was a WWII United States Army Veteran. He received a Bronze Star and WWII Victory Medal. He was a loving kind and gentle man to all his family and friends. He never met a stranger he didn't like. Survivors include his son, Ronald "Ronnie" Armistead and wife, Vickie of Moss Bluff; a daughter, Sherry Trahan and husband, George of Lake Charles; a daughter-in-law, Judy Armistead of Moss Bluff; a brother, Cecil Armistead of Moss Bluff; a sister, Laura Mae Goos of Moss Bluff; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert Sidney and Martha Armistead; wife, Marjorie Armistead; a son, Gordon Glenn "GG" Armistead; four brothers, Albert, Ralph, Billy and Ora Armistead; two sisters, Agnes Whiddon and Lucille Williams. His life celebration will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, in Hixson Funeral Home of Westlake. The Msgr. Charles Dubois will officiate. Visitation will be Monday 4-8pm at funeral home and will resume Tuesday 8 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Old Richie Cemetery in Moss Bluff. Family would like to extend a special thanks to the wonderful staff at the Jennings Veterans War Home and the Heart of Hospice. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com

Services

  • Visitation Monday, February 18, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 19, 2013
REMEMBERING

Gordon Armistead

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David Reeves

February 18, 2013

No words can describe the respect I have for Mr. Armistead,He was the ideal Model of What a Man should be,never heard him say anything unkind about anyone,which was just one of his many Character Qualitys.I send my Greatest condolences to Ronnie,Sherry and the rest of his Family in this time of THIS Great LOSS

David Reeves

February 18, 2013

Words alone can never describe the Great Respect that I have for Mr.Armistead.He was definitely a Great model of what a man should be,never once did I ever hear a unkind word spoke by him about anyone, which definitely is a Quality that few people have.I send my Deepest condolences to all of his Family for I know the Loss they share is Great.

Tracy John

February 18, 2013

Pop,

You have and always will be in my heart. I Love You!

FROM THE FAMILY