Gary Lee Armstrong, Sr.

Gary Lee Armstrong, Sr., 55, of 1431 Swofford Drive, Cowpens, SC, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021, in Spartanburg Medical Center.

Husband of Rebecca Camp Armstrong, he was born, April 12, 1966 in Cherokee County, SC and was a son of the late Watson Armstrong, Sr. and the late Forestine Byers Armstrong.

He was member of Island Creek Baptist Church and a retired employee of Kohler.

In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by a brother, Jonathan Bernard Armstrong.

He leaves to cherish loving memories: wife, Rebecca Camp Armstrong; step-father, Calvin Linder, of Gaffney; two daughters, Asia Cierra Armstrong and Amber Alexis Armstrong, both of Gaffney; a son, Gary Lee Armstrong, Jr., of Boiling Springs, SC; brothers, Watson Armstrong, Jr., of Gaffney, Reverend James Freeman Armstrong, Mark Anthony Armstrong, Ricky Dean Armstrong, James Robert Thompson, all of Cowpens, SC; Daniel Colston, Shane Colston, Calvin Studyvance, Travis Colston, and Calvin Thompson, all of Gaffney; sisters, Evelyn Vernon, of Spartanburg, SC, Minister Linda Kaye Armstrong, of Greenville, Yolanda Evette Armstrong, of Cowpens; Shameka Denise Armstrong, of Gaffney; grandchildren, Zayden Lee Thompson, Ace Santa Greene, Kingston O’Marion Reid and Kashton Prince, Joseph Reid, all of Gaffney, SC; special friend, Victoria Montgomery; uncles, Henry Armstrong (Lorraine), Davis Armstrong (Teresa), both of Cowpens, and Rochelle Byers (Diane), of Fayetteville, SC; sister- in-law, Lois C. Oglesby, of Charlotte, NC, Louise Blanton, of Gaffney, SC; brother-in-law, Howard Camp, of Inman, SC, Roger Camp, and Avery Camp (Ros), of Gaffney; other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, 3:00 p.m., in Island Creek Baptist Church with The Reverend Dr. Timothy L. Hunter officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. He will lie in state in the church Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The family is at the home of The Reverend James Armstrong at 2152 Battleground Road, Cowpens.