- June 24, 1954 - May 24, 2013
- Columbia, South Carolina
of David's Passing
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“You were part of our family. We all loved you. We were more blessed having known you. It's almost a year. Still not believing!!!
1 of 20 | Posted by: All the Wiggins - loved ones
“Ricky, you will be missed!
2 of 20 | Posted by: Charles CALLIHAN - Decatur, IL
“Connie and family, i was so saddened to hear of your loss. i remember asking you about him just a few weeks ago, so it was such a shock. thoughts and...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Dianne Evers Lancaster - NC
“We are saddened of your loss. Are thoughts and prayers are with you. Rick was a good friend and will be greatly missed
4 of 20 | Posted by: Jerry Cravens
“Connie, so sorry to hear of your brothers unexpected
death, know that all of you are in my thoughts and pray
5 of 20 | Posted by: Alice Briley
“Rick, words cannot express how sorry I am that you have been taken from us much too soon. This world will not be the same knowing you are not in...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Carolyn Norris Williamson - NC
“So sorry for your loss. If you ever met him, you couldn't help but like him.
Out thoughts and prays go out to you at this difficult time.
...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Teresa Dowless Freeman - Dublin, NC
“We were deeply saddened to learn of your loss, and extend our sincere condolences to the family.
Our prayer is God will comfort you in your time...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Ben & Peggy Russ Kinlaw - SC
“Connie, Bernadene and family.. I am so sorry for your loss. I pray God will touch each of you in a special way to help ease the pain that I know...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Robin & Melinda Todd - Bladenboro, NC
“So tragic that this has happened so young. Will always remember Rick from past memories. Pleas eknow that all of the famiy, relatives and close...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Steve Lantis - chesterfield, VA
“I was so sorry to hear of Ricky's death. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time. It is always sad to here of the loss of...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Karen Hyatt Evans - NC
“God bless his family and friends! I am really sorry for your loss.
12 of 20 | Posted by: Raelyn - Tabor City, NC
“SO SORRY TO HEAR OF RICKY'S DEATH.IF YOU HAD EVER MET HIM YOU HAD TO LOVE HIM. HE SO FUNNY AND FULL OF LIFE. THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH THE...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Becky Schnepf - Bladenboro,NC, NC
“I only met Rick once or twice during my friendship with Donna but her fondness for him spoke more of his true nature than I could ever have known by...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Valeria Balogh
“You definitely were a "free spirit". We will always cherish our memories of you. Our prayers and love are with your family, loved ones and friends.
15 of 20 | Posted by: Tub and Glenda Ruth Gibson - NC
“I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that your family and friends are in our prayers.
16 of 20 | Posted by: Faith Cribb - Clarendon, NC
“It was an honor to have been part of your life.
17 of 20 | Posted by: Donna Jemison - Bladenboro, NC
Rick you will always be in our hearts.
So sorry for your lose
Love ed, rita shane
18 of 20 | Posted by: rita cartrrtte - bladenboro, NC
“Ou prayers and thoughts are with all of you during this time. As indicated in the obituary he was funny and enjoyment to be around.
Kim Cain...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Jenel Strickland - Bladnboro, NC
“The family is in my thoughts and prayers. Love Always.
Willis Ray Gibson
20 of 20 | Posted by: Teresa Gibson McLean - NC
David Ricky "Rick" Armstrong of Fort Mill S. C. formerly of Bladenboro unexpectedly passed away early Friday morning, May 24th, 2013 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC.
He was born June 24th, 1954 to his parents, the late David Lee and Annie Armstrong. He was known and will always be remembered for his fun-loving and humorous free spirit. He was passionate about relaxing on the beach with sand between his toes and above all the undeniable love for his family and friends.
He is survived by his son Joshua Armstrong, wife Candace, and Grandson Ethan Lee Armstrong of Mooresville, NC; two sisters, Connie Armstrong and fiancé Lonnie, and Bernadine Brady and husband Roger of Bladenboro, NC; Fiancé Kimberly Efird and soon to be step-daughters Hailey and Cassidy of Tega Cay, SC, and close friends Donna Jemison and Guy Jemison of Bladenboro, NC
The family will receive friends Sunday, May 26th, 2013 from 6-8pm at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown, NC. Final Rites will be held Monday, May 27th, 2013 at 11am at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Faulk officiating.