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Wes Armstrong Obituary, Plans Details


Dear MCA Members,

As most of you know Wes Armstrong passed away on Wenesday morning.  Listed below is his obituary that include  details and plans for his service.  We hope to see everyone in El Paso on Tuesday.  Rest in Peace my friend.


Wesley D. Armstrong

March 17, 1959 ~ November 24, 2021 (age 62)
El Paso-Wesley D. Armstrong, 62 of El Paso passed away at 9:09 a.m. on November 24, 2021 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Wes was born on March 17, 1959 at Bloomington a son of Carl and Ruby Hibbs Armstrong. He married Debbie A. Roberts on March 17, 1984 at El Paso. She survives.

Other survivors include his son, Damond K. Armstrong and his daughter, Dorliska S. Armstrong, both of El Paso; his mother in law Ruth Anne Roberts of El Paso. Many nieces, nephews and special friends. Also surviving is his special bulldog friend, Zeus.

Wes was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Sheldon, siblings, Dorothy, Bobby and Logan.
He was a retired truck driver for Furrow Trucking and was a loyal member of the Illinois and National Massey Collectors Association.

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4 to 7 at Ruestman Harris Funeral Home, El Paso. Memorial services will be on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Secor Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to, The El Paso Gridley FFA or American Kidney Foundation.
Wes was loved by all and will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.

Online tributes and condolences may be sent to his family at          


November 30, 2021
4:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Ruestman Harris Funeral Home
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

December 1, 2021
10:30 AM
Ruestman Harris Funeral Home
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

RE:Wes Armstrong Obituary, Plans Details

Hello again MCA Members,

IF you would like to make a donation to the El Paso-Gridley FFA chapter on behalf of Wes Armstrong here is a note from one of the advisors as to how and where to send it. Thanks Ron Y for sharing the information.


I'm Eric Reutter,  one of the advisors of the El Paso-Gridley FFA chapter.  I'm sorry to hear about Wes, I had his daughter Dorliska in ag class several years ago.  It's very generous of your club to want to make a donation to the FFA in his name. You can send it to the address below in care of me. Please pass along our thanks to the rest of the club members.

 Thanks again, Eric

El Paso-Gridley FFA 
C/o Eric Reutter 
600 N. Elm St.
El Paso, IL 61738