David Charles Armstrong

December 7, 1944 ~ April 17, 2021 (age 76)




David C. Armstrong, 76, of Mansfield, IL, passed away peacefully at his home on April 17, 2021 surrounded by family. He was born on December 7, 1944 in Clinton, IL, the son of George E. and M. Marie Armstrong.

He is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Barbara, Kathryn, Naomi, and Anthony (Jennifer); grandchildren, Ella, Aden and Fallon; sisters, Joyce Zeiters of Bloomington, Janice Laramee of Clinton, Marilyn Bourn (Joseph) of Lisle, and Carol Hutchcraft (Noel) of Gibson City.

David was a member of the First Christian Church of Clinton, a proud member of the IBEW Local 51 for 57 years and was a Journeyman Lineman for Illinois Power/Ameren, retiring after 35 years of service in the Champaign area. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, watching classic cartoons with his grandchildren, and spending time with his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Art and George Armstrong.

A private service will be held for David with a public memorial service to be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made in David’s name to the  DeWitt County Pheasants Forever, c/o Chapter President Andrew Hampton, 5945 Rowell Rd, Maroa, IL 61756

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The family has entrusted Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Mahomet, Illinois 1102 Churchill Rd, Mahomet, Illinois 61853 with his arrangements.


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