Donald Rowe Armstrong, 57, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed into eternal sleep on Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Seattle Washington, after a very long battle with Liver Disease.
He was born on June 19, 1961 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, the son of John, Sr. and Nellie (Self) Armstrong.
As a young man Don worked in shake and sawmills. He was a volunteer Firefighter for the Punkin Center Station. He then worked for 16 years as a welder and weld shop supervisor for Janicki industries. He loved building things out of metal with his hands.
Don loved fishing, hunting, camping and just being outdoors. He also loved sitting on the porch and visiting with family; especially with the joys of his life, his grandchildren.
Don is survived by his two daughters, Amanda Armstrong (Kyle), Shelley (Jesus) Soto; his mother, Nellie Pressley; stepfather, Wayne Pressley; two brothers, John W. (Patsy) Armstrong, Jr., Jim (Nancy) Armstrong; sister, Cassandra (Paul) Armstrong-Wagner; two half-brothers, Mark, Anthony, and Michael Armstrong; 5 grandchildren, Rider and Haylee Spencer, Jesus, Adalina, and Alejandro Soto; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
He is preceded in death by his paternal father, John W. Armstrong Sr.; 3 sets of grandparents; sister, Juanita Marie Armstrong; niece, Aleigha Marie Armstrong; nephew, Bruce Ian Gilbert Armstrong.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 2:00PM at Lemley Chapel in Sedro-Woolley, with Pastor Jim Cannon officiating. Following the service the family invites you for a time of fellowship and refreshments at the home of John and Patsy Armstrong’s in Sedro-Woolley.