Robert “Bob” Armour, age 74, of Brownwood passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, after a long battle with Leukemia.
Graveside services, with full Military Honors, for Bob will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Bangs Cemetery, with Richard Hetzel officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Blaylock Funeral Home.
Bob was born Sept. 10, 1939, to John and Anna (Gramm) Armour in Harrisburg, Pa. After high school he joined the U. S. Air Force in 1958, serving two tours in Vietnam. Bob retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Master Sergeant in 1979 after 21 dedicated years. Bob attended college after the Air Force receiving two Master Degrees in Business Management and also became a Licensed Realtor. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Abilene, Texas, and retired after 13 years. He has been a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion. He was a mason. Bob loved fishing and gambling, and his dog, Bitty.
Bob is survived by his wife of 31 years, Wanda Armour of Brownwood; sons, Bob Armour Jr. and wife Launa of Scottsdale, Ariz., Donald Henderson and partner David Repplinger of Dallas, Mike Armour of Phoenix, Ariz., Joe Watson of Longview, Jerry Watson of Emory, and Terry Henderson and wife Kim of Bangs; daughters, Dawn Lee Olsen and husband Randy of Peoria, Ariz., and Dawn Marie Dyer and husband Todd of Paso Robles, Calif.; brother, John Armour and wife Cindy of Sacramento, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, with two on the way.
He was preceded by his parents; grandparents; and one great-grandchild.
Online condolences for the family can be left at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home.