Thomas Armstrong, Jr. age 91, of Rothbury, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021. He was born December 30, 1929 in Muskegon Heights to Thomas L. Armstrong and Mildred (Hain) Armstrong.
Tom was employed at Whitehall Leather Company for forty-one years before his retirement. He also worked with his family, helping to operate Armstrong’s Bait Shop in Montague many years.
He lived in Whitehall before moving to rural Montague where he lived for twenty-five years. He moved to Rothbury in 2006. He married Dorothy (Obersmith) on July 7, 1956. She preceded him in death in 2019.
Tom enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. Lots of good memories with family and raising his children were centered around being together at the bait shop. In his later years, he very much enjoyed winters in Florida.
He is survived by his sons, Tom Armstrong, Pete (Carol) Armstrong and Garry (Lisa) Armstrong; grandchildren, Brandi Armstrong, Terry Rosema, Jeanine Armstrong, Tom (Tania) Armstrong and Tara Borten; eight great-grandchildren; his brother, Don Armstrong; sister, Marlene Windbacher; and several nieces and nephews. Besides his wife, Tom was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Terry L. Armstrong, daughter-in-law, Yvonne Armstrong, and grandson, Eric Armstrong.
A committal service for both Dorothy and Tom will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery on a date to be announced in May.
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