[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][/vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][/vc_column]William Joseph Armstrong, 77, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, 18 July 2015 at his home.
Born in Geneva, Illinois, he was a graduate of St. Charles High School and the University of Illinois, where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta. He worked as an industrial designer at General Electric, making his way up to design manager, and belonged to the GE Elfun Society. Bill was a member of the Armstrong Scottish Society and Christ Lutheran Church, and he was with the United States Power Squadrons since 1980. As a member of the Louisville Sail & Power Squadron, he had a passion for boating on the Ohio River. He loved his wife, children and grandchildren and always provided for them.
He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Lu Armstrong; son-in-law, Bob Allgeier; brother, Richard Armstrong; and brother-in-law, David Vanhoosier.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Kathie Armstrong; children, Bill (Cathy), Beth Allgeier, Tim (Melissa), Jeff (Lisa) and Robert (Jennifer); brother, Joe (Rose); sister, Mary Ann Vanhoosier; sister-in-law, Shirley Armstrong; grandchildren, Ben Allgeier and Blake, Brooke, Logan, Mattie, Kirby, Alex and Jake Armstrong; and great-grandson, Ethan.
His memorial service was held on Wednesday, 22 July 2015 at Christ Lutheran Church. Visitation was at Highlands Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be made to his church.