Richard ‘Rick’ A. Armstrong, Jr., Neosho, died, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 in Lawrence County, Mo., the result of a single airplane accident.
Rick was born July 24, 1962 in Lawrence, Kan., the son of Richard A. Armstrong, Sr. and Ruby M. (Heffner) Armstrong. He moved to the Neosho area 25 years ago from Joplin, and was a private pilot and instructor. He loved flying and he loved the Lord and attended Neosho First Baptist Church.
Rick married Susan Scott on Dec. 20, 1980 at Miami, Okla., and she survives.
Additional survivors include four children, Cassandra Carnahan and husband, Justin, Neosho, Shayla Armstrong, Roman Armstrong and Elizabeth Armstrong all of the home; two grandchildren, Clara Armstrong and Connor Carnahan; his mother, Ruby Armstrong, Baldwin City, Kan.; one sister, Rheta Becker and husband, Kevin, Olathe, Kan.; and three nephews, Lance Becker and wife, Jessica; Grant Becker and Blake Becker.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard A. Armstrong, Sr.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Neosho Calvary Baptist Church. Pastor Dennis Burge and Dr. Jim Hardwick will officiate.
Contributions in memory of Rick may be made to the Richard Armstrong Educational Memorial Fund, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, 64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.