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Obituary for Thomas Armstrong
Thomas Joel Armstrong 53, of East Peoria passed away on Wednesday August 11, 2010 in the ER at Methodist Hospital. Born in Decatur on February 20, 1957 to Edward and Nedra Joeline Spaauge Armstrong. He married Renee Feagin on November 7, 2008, she survives. Also surviving is his mother Joeline Grigsby of Alabama, children: Chance Armstrong and Shasta Nelton both of Pekin, Jason Swansson of Peoria, Jacey Wells, Sunny Wells and Kenny Wells all of East Peoria, brother Steve Armstrong of Matoon, sister Jo Beth Lamb of Alabama and granddaughter Kodi Swansson of Peoria. His father, son Mitchell and wife Michele Armstrong preceded him in death. Thomas was a retired Pipe Fitter and a proud member of Steam Fitters Local #353. He was a avid Harley rider, loved watching football and loved his family very much. A funeral service will be held at Abts Mortuary in Pekin on Monday August 16, at 1 p.m. Pastor Doug Lowry will officiate. Burial will follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Visitation will be from 11 to 1 p.m. also at the funeral home.