Carl Rex Armstrong, 79, of Augusta, KS, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Viewing 8-10 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019 with Celebration of life following at 11 a.m., all at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta, KS. Carl’s family requests visitors please wear red if comfortable to celebrate the Nebraska Cornhuskers No. 1 fan. Private graveside service at a later date will be at Howard Cemetery, Howard, KS.
Carl was born in Oswego, Kansas on August 28, 1940, to the late Margorie (Evans) Armstrong Gibbon and Rexford Ernie Armstrong. He retired as an expediter at Cessna.
On September 13, 1963 he married Edna (Bell) Armstrong in Miami, Oklahoma and she survives him. He is also survived by: daughter, Carla Hess and husband Rick of Augusta; daughter, Sherry Seifert and husband Dale of Parsons; and son, Shane Armstrong and wife Holly of Wichita; grandchildren, Aubrey Farley and husband Brandon, Alec Hess, Taylor and Jaden Shryock, Kyle Seifert and wife Hayden, Shanna Ash and husband, and Brinn, Jett, and Elle Armstrong; and great grandchildren, Korbin Rexford Gene Farley, Makenzi Farley, Braiden Ruffo, Holland Seifert and expecting River Farley.
He was preceded in death by his great grandchildren, Owen, Hope, Andrew and Angel Armstrong and father Rexford Armstrong, mother Margorie (Evans) Armstrong Gibbon and step father Frank Gibbon.
Memorial donations may be made to: The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, Radnor Station Building 2, Suite 320, 290 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087; or NewSpring Church, Inc., 12200 East 21st Street North, Wichita KS 67206.