HOPKINSVILLE, KY - Ben Armstrong, 61, of Hopkinsville passed away at 12:25 p.m. Thursday, November 17, 2011 at his residence following a brief illness.
A native of Hopkinsville, KY he was born June 1, 1950 the son of the late Lomond and Ileen Stokes Armstrong. He was the Former Co-owner of Kleen Rite Cleaners for 14 years. He had worked at Hopkinsville Federal Bank. He also supervised the concessions at the Tie Break Complex.
He was a member of New Work Fellowship. He was former Chairman of the Board of the Hopkinsville Christian County Recreation Department, former president and coach of Junior Pro. Basketball, former coach of Girl’s Little League Softball, and former coach of Jr. Babe Ruth Baseball.
Survivors include his wife: Joyce Armstrong; two daughters: Anita L. Armstrong of Nashville, TN and Amanda Armstrong Edwards (Billy) of Mayfield, KY; a brother: Barry Armstrong of Hopkinsville, KY; two sisters: Beverly Moorefield Pewitt of Clarksville, TN and Barbara Armstrong of Hopkinsville, KY; and his granddaughter: Emma Caroline Edwards.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 2011 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Kevin Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home.
Memorial contribution may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice of the American Cancer Society.
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