William Craig Armstrong

William Craig Armstrong, 60, of Bryan, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2012 at his residence. A graveside Funeral Service is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the Bryan City Cemetery with Reverend Ron Runyon officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at the funeral home.

Craig was born on September 2, 1951 in Bryan Texas. He was a lifelong resident of Bryan and a member of Central Christian Church. Craig was a delivery driver for Dailey Electric. He was an avid guitar player and loved to draw. Craig loved all children, was a great father and friend, and was fondly known as Paw Paw by all.

Craig was preceded in death by his parents, William Ray Armstrong and Hope Boosier Armstrong; stepmother, Gail Armstrong; sister, Renee Moore; and granddaughter, Clarissa Snider.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Latham Armstrong; sons and daughters-in-law, William Scott and Michelle Armstrong, of Spring; Michael Wayne and Tanya Armstrong, of College Station, William Christopher and Sheri Steed, of Concord, Chris Eugene and Heather Snider, of Buffalo; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda Lee and Luke Tice, of Bryan, Tina Louise and John Garibay, of Mart, Elizabeth Ann and Matthew Stark, of Kennedy; brothers, Tommy Singletary Armstrong, of Bryan, Floyd Henry Armstrong and wife Brenda, of Waco, Wendel Darvin Armstrong, of Waco, Bubba Nemec and wife Shelley of Bryan; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and David Williams, of College Station, Connie and David Moore, of Bryan, Suzanne and David Kelly, of Bryan, Mary and Louis Munoz, of Austin, Wanda and Rodney Boyles, of Austin, Kim Bailey, of Bryan; 18 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Condolences

  1. I LOVE AND MISS YOU DAD. I KNOW YOUR IN A BETTER PLACE YOUR NOT SUFFERING ANYMORE. PLEASE TAKE CARE OF CLARISSA AND LET HER KNOW THAT I LOVE HER. I LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH DAD.

  2. Craig, you and Brenda have been special friends to me for many many years and to Jake, you will always been Pop Pop. You were his grandpa too, in his eyes and we will all miss you alot. I always loved hearing you play that guitar so you play it real loud now, so maybe when it’s quiet, I can hear it. God bless Brenda and family and give them strengh to keep going. Love you, Pop Pop.

  3. Craig and I worked together for years,he was the best maintenance man I ever worked with. He will be missed. Brenda you and Little Brenda and the rest of the family are in our prayers.
    Sandy and Wayne

  4. I want to thank you so much for being a crucial part of Chris’ life. I know we haven’t met, but Chris has told me how important you two are to each other. I cannot thank you enough for keeping him in line, and being a fatherly figure and a best friend to him. It means a lot more to him and I than you will ever know. I promise to love him and take care of him as you would want him to be loved and taken care of. I also want to promise you that I will do my best to pray and help take care of Brenda, Brenda Lee and the rest of the family . I have a lot of respect towards you and I promise to do my best to help keep your memory alive to your future grandchild and the family. Rest in peace, Craig. We love you.

  5. Daddy, a lot has happened in the three years you have been gone.I had a daughter, Logan is in second grade and is doing well. I am still and always will be the woman you raised. Mom has has a boyfriend. She has for awhile now. He is not you, not my daddy. Yet he makes her happy. Luke is taking care of us. We came to see you today. I enjoyed our talk. There are SO many things I wish I could tell you! Like I said I miss you more than anything. I know you are watching over us. Your always there. Just wish I could hug you one more time and hear you tell me everything is going to be okay. Love you MY DADDY! I miss you so much.Think about you always and pray for you too. Happy birthday.

  6. Dear brother. So much has happened, but I know you were there. I miss those beautiful blue eyes that look like our mothers. I miss you still and that never stops, but now and then I feel you near by. Until we meet again my brother. God I miss your hugs.

  7. Just sitting here.. Tomorrow is mine and Luke’s 6 year anniversary. Wish you were here miss you more each day. Love you daddy I so wish you were with me! Praying for you daddy always
    Your little girl
    -Brenda Lee

  8. It’s been rough since I last sent a message. I have a talk to you in a while, I’ve been through a lot through Luke’s issues to my issues. I said here now tonight really missing you really really missing you. I’ve done some things I’m not proud of. Yet I am still an awesome mom I’ll take care of the kids spend all my time with the kids all my money oh my everything for my kids. I think I miss you the most out of everyone, it’s hard for me to still except that you’re gone. That you’re never coming back. It your in heaven waiting for me. I need you now more than ever. More than I ever have before. My life is broken, right in half. I love you daddy and I miss you more than god knows himself. You were my world and it’s been broken ever since I can’t let go……

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