We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Platte Chapel
A graveside service for Wesley E. Armstrong, 94, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, May 27, 2022 at the Valley View Cemetery in Torrington, Wyoming with Pastor Jim Hofmann of the Nazarene Church in Torrington officiating.
Wesley Armstrong passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at the Goshen Healthcare Community in Torrington.
Wesley was born to Lester and Adeline (Harshberger) Armstrong at their home near Hawk Springs, Wyoming on Monday, June 20, 1927. Growing up he was very talented, being a self-taught mechanic at the age of 12.
He married Betty Stuck on June 28, 1948 and born to this union were two sons.
In the 1940’s and 1950’s, Wesley worked for various farmers. In the 1950’s, he took a radio and TV course through the mail and then started repairing radios, TVs, and appliances. In the 1960’s he owned and operated AAA Furnace and Sheet Metal Shop. In the 1970’s he started working for Kansas-Nebraska Gas Company until his retirement.
He was a hardworking man and followed through with what he set out to do.
He is preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; and one brother.
He is survived by his wife, Betty of 73 years; sons, Brian (Jeana) and Tom (Ronda); sisters, Barbara and Glee; and brother, David; grandchildren, Melissa, Corey, Dori, Ryan, and Rick; great grandchildren, Justin, Landon, Paige, Payton, and Felix; and numerous cousins.
The family would love for anyone wanting to send condolences to mail them to Betty Armstrong, Goshen Healthcare, 2009 Laramie Street, Room 204, Torrington, Wyoming 82240-1533. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland are in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gormanfh.com