Murray Armstrong

Obituary of Murray Armstrong

Armstrong- Murray Robert of Bobier Villa Home in Dutton and formerly of St. Thomas passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family at his late residence on Monday, January 29, 2024 at the age of 85. Dearly loved husband of the late Heather (Wright) Armstrong (2009) and loved father of Leslie Armstrong and her husband David Gubbay of Houston, TX and Sandy Armstrong (Tracey Babcock) of Fingal. Proud Papa of Sarah, Rachel, Cassie and Lexi. Murray was born August 8, 1938 in Agincourt, the son of the late Arthur and Mary (Scott) Armstrong. Murray attended Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph where he was on the 1958 All Ontario and College Championship Hockey Team. He was the former owner of the Empire Hotel in St. Thomas and in later years he worked and retired from Auto Haulaway. Murray was previously active in the Senior Curling Club in St. Thomas. Leslie and Sandy wish to thank all the staff and volunteers at the Bobier Villa for all their care and compassion while caring for Murray.

A private family service will take place at a later date. Cremation has taken place, and his ashes will be interred in the Fingal Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the St. Thomas Hospice of Elgin (613 Talbot St., St. Thomas )  in memory of Murray.

McFarlane Roberts Funeral Home 2240 Wharncliffe Rd S Lambeth, (519 652 2020) entrusted with the arrangements. On-line condolences are available through

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