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Gary Stokes Armstrong, 57, of Barry, Texas passed away Jan. 6, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 16, 1960 the son of Bobby and Betty Armstrong. Gary graduated from Blooming Grove High School in 1978. Gary proudly showed Jerseys from the family dairy for many years. Showing many Grand Champion at the State Fair of Texas, Fort Worth Stock Show, Houston Livestock show, San Antonio Stock Show and the National Show in Louisville, Kentucky. Gary worked on the family dairy with his grandfather, Stokes Armstrong and father, Bobby. After the family closed the dairy in 2004, Gary and Bobby began raising beef cattle on the family farm.
Gary is survived by his parents, Bobby and Betty Armstrong of Barry; sisters Becky Armstrong of Lancaster and Gina Gorell of Dallas.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 8, 2018 at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Pattison Cemetery in Emhouse.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice.
An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
Published on January 8, 2018
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