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Mattew Armstrong

March 29, 1951 ~ March 3, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Mattew Armstrong Obituary

Matthew Armstrong

Mr. Matthew Armstrong of Cumming, GA passed March 3, 2023. 

TODAY WE CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF MATTHEW ARMSTRONG, 71, WHO WAS CALLED TO HIS HEAVENLY HOME ON FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD, 2023. MATTHEW WAS A FAITHFUL AND DEVOTED CHRISTIAN WHO LOVED THE LORD, FAMILY, AND CHURCH COMMUNITY. MATTHEW RESIDED IN CUMMING, GA WITH HIS BELOVED FAMILY. MATTHEW WAS BORN MARCH 29, 1951 TO THE LATE WILLIE AND SYVERNIA ARMSTRONG IN DALLAS. TEXAS. HE WAS THE YOUNGEST OF 8 CHILDREN WHO WERE SUPER PROTECTIVE OF THE YOUNGEST AND WAS EVERYONE'S PRIDE AND JOY. HE OFTEN ENJOYED PLAYING MARBLES. SPORTS (ESPECIALLY FOOTBALL) AND LOVED TO SING WITH HIS BROTHERS AS IF THEY WERE THE "TEMPTATIONS".

 

MATTHEW'S LOVED ONES OFTEN CALLED HIM "BUTCH" AS A CHILD DUE TO HIS WILD, FUN LOVING SPIRIT AND ZEST FOR LIFE. HIS OUTGOING PERSONALITY WAS RECEIVED BY MANY ESPECIALLY AT HIS HIGH SCHOOL E.D.ROOSEVELT WHERE CROWDS OFTEN CHEERED FOR HIM PLAYING FOOTBALL.AFTER GRADUATION, HE ENLISTED INTO THE U.S. AIR FORCE IN 1971 AND LATER BECAME A SENIOR AIRMAN RANKED E4. ALTHOUGH MATTHEW WAS FEARLESS AND COURAGEOUS. HE ALWAYS REMAINED A SWEET AND HUMBLE MAN, WHO ACCEPTED JESUS AS HIS PERSONAL SAVIOR AND WAS A MEMBER OF PASTOR BRETT BARBEE CHURCH: STRONG TOWER FELLOWSHIP OF MACON, GA.

 

MATTHEW WAS A HARD WORKING MAN, AND RETIRED FROM TIMCO LOCATED IN MACON, GA WHERE HE LOVED WORKING IN AVIATION. DURING HIS LIFE MATTHEW EXPERIENCED DIFFERENT CHALLENGES BUT ALWAYS WAS A PROVIDER, A PROTECTOR, AND A MAN OF GOD. HE OFTEN HELPED OTHERS IN HIS FAMILY, FRIENDS & COMMUNITY, AND NEVER GAVE UP THE FIGHT OF ALWAYS BELIEVING IN SECOND CHANCES FOR THOSE HE ENCOUNTERED.

 

 

MATTHEW LEAVES A LEGACY OF LOVE AND BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES TO CHERISH WITH HIS FAMILY INCLUDING DORIS ARMSTRONG, FORMER SPOUSE AND MOTHER OF LA JUANNA M. ARMSTRONG: PRECEDED IN DEATH BY KAREN ARMSTRONG, FORMER SPOUSE AND MOTHER OF MA'SHONA ARMSTRONG AND MATTHEW ARMSTRONG; AND SHEILA ARMSTRONG, FORMER SPOUSE AND MOTHER OF DARCEL (WAYNE) ALForD ANd XZANDRIA ARMSTRONG. HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY 10 GRANDCHILDREN, AllAH: ABISHUA:KENYON; KIARRA; KASH; AVA; OWEN; CHANNING: WAYNE: AND ALEXANDER, HIS TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, NAILAH AND ROSE; HIS SISTER, MARY, HIS NEPHEWS TIMOTHY; ANTHONY AND RODNEY; NICE FAYE.HE IS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS SIBLINGS CHARLES HILLARY: WILLIE ARMSTRONG: JANIE (HENRY) BRADLEY, S.T. ARMSTRONG: PAUL ARMSTRONG; JOHNNY ARMSTRONG AND BROTHER-IN-LAW DAN WILLIAMS, HIS NIECE MARILYN ARMSTRONG AND GRANDDAUGHTER BRIELLE ALFORD.

 

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