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Larry Armstrong, 71 year old Woodward resident died Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, November 13, 2015 in the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Shannon Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Larry Gene Armstrong was born on November 30, 1943 to Frank Russell and Grace Alma (Maddux) Armstrong in Woodward, Oklahoma. Larry spent his childhood in Woodward attended Woodward schools, graduating from Woodward High School with the class of 1962. Larry then attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. While attending college he was united in marriage to Mickey Louise DeVilbiss, in the First United Methodist Church in Woodward. The young couple made their home in Weatherford, and to this union two children were born, Rodney and Tiffany. Larry earned his Bachelors Degree in Accounting, and upon graduation he and Mickey returned to Woodward. Larry worked the next 13 years as Office Manager for Broce Construction Company. In 1979 Mickey and Larry opened Park View Furniture Gallery, which they operated until their retirement in 2007. Larry enjoyed working in his yard. He loved his family, and cherished the time he spent with his children and grandchildren. Larry is survived by wife, Mickey of Woodward; one son, Rodney Armstrong of Woodward; one daughter, Tiffany Traugott and husband Larry of Woodward; two grandchildren, Cole Traugott and Grace Traugott both of Woodward; one great-grandchild, Kaydren Traugott of Woodward; two sisters, Ruth Ann Briggs and husband Eddie; Reata Merkley and husband Bob all of Woodward; sister-in-law, Delores Armstrong of Kingfisher; several nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice with the funeral home accepting the donations. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Max Armstrong; and daughter-in-law, Traci Armstrong. Remembrances may be made online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
Published on  November 15, 2015
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