October 19, 1930 – August 4, 2021
James “Reid” Armstrong, 90, of Plainfield, Indiana, passed away at 7:50 p.m. on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at the Kindred Hospital North, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
He was born on October 16, 1930, in Burns City, Indiana, to Reid Andrew and Alma (Queen) Armstrong.
Survivors include his wife, Olive (Simmons) Armstrong of Plainfield; children, David Armstrong and wife Nancy of Bedford, Ann (Armstrong) Rutherford and husband Bob of Longview, Washington and Loland Armstrong of Mitchell. stepchildren, Laura Hazlett of Nashville, Lisa (Hazlett) Zehrung and Husband Marco of Indianapolis, Patsy (Divine) Foster of Louisville KY and Janet (Divine) Hardy and husband Mike of Louisville, Kentucky; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister; Martha Sue (Armstrong) Tincher; brothers; Jack L. Armstrong and Kenneth L. Armstrong; and beloved dog, Trixie.
Reid was a 1948 graduate of Shoals High School. Reid had retired from the Army and the United States Postal Service. He was a 32 Degree Master Mason, a member of the Masons (Boaz Lodge), Louisville Kentucky, the Murat Temple Shriners, the American Legion, 101st Airborne, Jefferson Commander #52 Knights Templar, The Sojourners, and the Southwest Church of the Nazarene.
Reid loved Shoals and making daily calls to longtime friends, old classmates, and family members. He looked forward to the Shoals Alumni Banquet, Catfish Festival, and the Hindostan United Methodist Church Ice-cream Social.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 7th, at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals, Indiana with Pastor Marty Evans officiating. Burial will follow at the Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Indiana. Visitation is from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday, August 7th at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Martin County Humane Society or the Disabled Veterans of America.
Online condolences may be made at www.queenlee.com.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements.