2020ObituariesHerbert Lee Armstrong

December 30, 2020by SealeUser15

On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, Herbert Lee Armstrong, loving husband and father of three, passed away at the age of 64. 

Herbert was born on December 7, 1956 in Zachary, Louisiana to John and Laura Armstrong.  On March 16, 1978, he married his best friend and the love of his life Helen Marie Roach. Together they raised two sons Hijah and Hyshawn and one beautiful daughter, Heidi.

Herbert had a passion for classic cars and Rhythm & Blues. He enjoyed working on cars while listening to music. If you passed by while he was working on a car, he’d welcome you over to laugh, talk about cars, music and Jehovah God; which was his greatest passionteaching others about God’s Kingdom, along with his best friend, Helen. He enjoyed teaching his boys about Jehovah’s creations and how to fix cars (or fix anything, because if it was broken he could fix it). He loved going on long rides with his wife Helen, meeting new people, helping those in need, and he had an infectious smile and a caring heart. He always looked for ways to bring enjoyment of life to those he met.

Herbert was preceded in death by his father, John; mother, Laura; daughter, Heidi; brother, Gerald (Lydia); Sister, Joyce Causey (Elmore Causey). He is survived by his wife Helen, two sons, Hijah (Kendal), Hyshawn, his siblings Reno (Ethel), Raymond (Quinessa), Rita Sims (Barton Sims), Kale (Loretta), Delynn Wisham (Robert Wisham), and a plethora of cousins, nieces and nephews.

Herbert was an exemplary father, husband, brother, and uncle who will be dearly missed by all and our hearts ache in disbelief at his passing. The bible says at ECCLESIASTES 7:1 “A good name is better than good oil, and the day of death is better than the day of birth”. Herbert’s reputation and life course identified him as one who will be remembered in God’s book of life.

A funeral service will be held (via ZOOM)MEETING

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 onSaturday, January 9th, 2021 at 1pm and comforting cards or gifts of love can be sent to the Armstrong family at  9918 Beta Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70814.

 

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15 comments

  • Virgil & Brenda Sorina

    January 9, 2021 at 6:07 pm

    Dear Helen & Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. He will sleep for a little while and Jesus will wake him. That brings me comfort and I know it will help you during this stressful time. You are in our prayers and thoughts.
    Sincerely Virgil & Brenda

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    • Yvonne T Thomas

      January 9, 2021 at 8:17 pm

      I am truly sorry that you have lost a cherished live one. I am also sorry about the pain that you are experiencing because of you loss. My heart goes it to you. (1Corinthians 12:26) Brother Armstrong’s was so approachable and warm. He always made me feel at ease. I really appreciated that about him. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers. ——Yvonne Thomas

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  • Deborah Jones

    January 9, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    My sincere condolences to all of you. Words cannot say how sorry we are. Hebert always stop by either for just a few minutes or for hours just to sit and chat. We are going to miss him so much. During these difficult times may the family find comfort in God who will provide you hope and a measure of peace. We love you all. Thomas, Deborah and Gabriella

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  • Stan,Cassandra,Stacey,Stephanie Singletary

    January 9, 2021 at 5:42 pm

    To the Armstrong family, so very sorry to hear this about Bro Armstrong, I remember him at gatherings watching us play cards and always at Whole Foods, know that u are all in our prayers and that Jehovah is with u all at this time. Soon, we will welcome him back with tears of joy. Hold on to Jehovah tightly

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  • Irma Stewart

    January 7, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    So sorry about your loss may Jehovah continue to be with you and your family. I will keep you all in my prayers. Rev 21:3,4 1Pe 5:7. Joh 5:28,29

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  • Brenda Joseph

    January 7, 2021 at 2:18 am

    Please remember John 5:28-29 and we LOVE YOU Helen. Take care of yourself. The pain you are dealing with now will ease up in time.

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  • Charles and Linda Oconnor

    January 6, 2021 at 4:10 am

    Our heartfelt condolences to the Armstrong family. Jehovah will always be there for u in your darkest moments. The God of comfort!🙏❤❤❤

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  • Louise Penns (Armstrong) / Alfred

    January 5, 2021 at 6:53 pm

    May God comfort the family in their time of sorrows. May He keep them in His loving arms of Protection.

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  • Alfred and Louise (Deedy) Penns

    January 5, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    May God comfort the family in their times of sorrow. May He hold them in His loving arms of protection.
    RIP COUSIN

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  • Lillie

    January 4, 2021 at 2:00 am

    Rest in peace cousin.
    May God be with the family.

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  • Darlene Armstrong Lee

    January 3, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    Herbert is my first cousin our fathers is brothers, Herbert always had a smile on his face he always show love to his family, he will be well miss, the family send our love and prayers to the family.

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  • Kerry Walls

    January 3, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    I Kerry and wife Sonia came to Baton Rouge Louisiana in February of 2020
    in which Herbert and wife Helen being my 1st Cousin cooked dinner for us, we had a great time talking about Jehovah and cars. It warms my heart to know his relationship was strong with Jehovah and his family, Love you my Brother 💜💜

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  • Kerry Walls

    January 3, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    I Kerry walls and wife Sonia Craig walls Being related to Helen Armstrong by 1st cousins is how I’m related to Herbert in which we were being from California traveled To Baton Rouge In February In which we were invited over for dinner to Herbert and Helen’s house in which we enjoyed very much talking about Jehovah and talking about cars we had a beautiful Time he will be missed but deeply loved and never forgotten knowing he had a close relationship with Jehovah and his wife and 2 sons you will be love always and loved dearly my Brother.

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  • Steven Wisham

    January 2, 2021 at 11:24 pm

    Uncle Herbert, I’m happy and sad all at the same time. I’m happy that you: finally got your wings, didn’t have to suffer too long, and that you finally got the chance to meet Jehovah and Jesus. I’m just sad bc I’m really gonna miss you. I love you so much. As for everyone else reading this comment. You couldn’t pay Uncle Herbert to come back down here with us. He is overwhelmed with joy right about now and he’s focusing solely on God. Let’s repent of sins and turn from our wicked ways so that we can make it to Heaven too.

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  • Ronny Brocksmith

    January 1, 2021 at 1:47 pm

    I worked with Herbert for many years at Rabenhorst Funeral Home. He was a good worker who always had a smile on his face. Sad to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers will be with his family.

    Ronny Brocksmith

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