Charles Armstrong

Charles Armstrong was born July 8, 1948 in Abilene, Texas to Robert Lee and Artie Adilene (Walker) Armstrong. Charles went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 15, 2013 in Denison, Texas at the age of 65 years, 2 months, and 7 days.

Charles came to Bryan County in 1977 from Abilene, Texas. Charles was known as a hard worker and he retired from the city where he worked as a water technician. Charles was a member of the River of Life Church where he was a part of the Christian Cowboys. He enjoyed riding horses, feeding cows, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Artie Armstrong; daughter Tiffany Armstrong; two brothers; and one sister.

Charles is survived by his son, Tim Armstrong of Graham, Texas; daughters, Tonya Varner and husband Chuck of Durant, Oklahoma, Temple Varner and husband Mike of Blue, Oklahoma; four brothers; two sisters; grandchildren, Robert Boston and wife Tiffany of Durant, Oklahoma, Holly Joines and husband Bo of Durant, Oklahoma, Amanda Walker and husband Eli of Durant, Oklahoma, Colton Armstrong, Levi Armstrong, Heather Armstrong, Linda Armstrong all of Durant, Oklahoma, Jaron Varner of Blue, Oklahoma; great-grandchildren, Logan Boston, Rayleigh Boston, Preslee Anderson, and Brody Joines all of Durant, Oklahoma; and numerous nieces, and nephews. He is also survived by his special friend Valysa Mulder of Durant, Oklahoma.

Graveside services to celebrate the life of Charles will be Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Rose Hill Cemetery in Calera, OK with Rev. Doug Lott officiating. Bo Joines, Eli Walker, Chase Bryant, Jake Russell, Raymond Faull, and Johnny Varner will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the funeral home from 6-7 PM. Online condolences can be made to the family at

Arrangements are under the direction of Brown's Funeral Service, Durant.

Funeral Home

Brown's Funeral Service - Durant
4900 W Main St Durant, OK 74701

Published in Durant Daily Democrat from Sept. 17 to Sept. 18, 2013