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R. Armstrong

October 10, 1923 — March 28, 2016

Robert "Keith" Armstrong, 92 of Viola, Illinois died Monday, March 28, 2016 at Aledo Health and Rehabilitation Center in Aledo. Services are 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Peniel Cemetery in rural Joy. Visitation is one hour prior to services at Fippinger's where memorials may be made to American Heart Association or the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences can be made at

He was born October 10, 1923 in Muscatine, Iowa to Frank and Dollie Young Armstrong. He attended the local schools. Keith married Helen Hays on January 19, 1943 in Aledo. She died December 9, 2012.

Keith farmed and was a Pioneer seed corn salesman. His memberships include Eastern Iowa Antique Tractor Pullers Association, Bald Bluff Tractor Association, River Bend Tractor Pullers and the John Deere Two Cylinder Club. He enjoyed antique tractors, tractor pulls and collecting John Deere cylinder tractors.

Survivors include two daughters: Pat McCaw of Springfield, IL; Vickie (Frank) Mann of upstate New York; one son: Keith (Jennifer) Armstrong of Tallahassee, FL; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; one daughter-in-law: Donna Armstrong of Viola, IL; several nieces and nephews.

His parents, wife, one son, Robert, one grandson, 2 great grandchildren; two brothers and one sister preceded him in death.

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Visitation Details

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home

Service Details

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016, 2:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home

Interment Details

Peniel Cemetery

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