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Jerome "Jerry" R. Armstrong

September 5, 1954 January 18, 2023
Jerome "Jerry" R. Armstrong
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Obituary for Jerome "Jerry" R. Armstrong

Jerome "Jerry" Armstrong, age 68, departed this life on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at his home in Peoria.

He was born on September 5, 1954; his proud parents were Ryal Edward and Elizabeth Ann (Jerome) Armstrong of Peoria. He married Sally Jo Ott on October 16, 1976 in Peoria.

Jerry is survived by his wife Sally of Peoria; three children, Amanda (Matthew) Winkler of Metamora, Zachary (Amy) Armstrong of Peoria, and Jeremy (Carrie Young) Armstrong of Peoria; five grandchildren, Bjorn and Brynn Winkler, Alexandra Armstrong, and Ava Jo and Olivia Armstrong. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Ann Armstrong.

Jerry was an avid fisherman, and loved all things outdoors, including camping and playing golf. He was a photographer and studied the art of photography throughout his life. He enjoyed being a member of SASS (Single Action Shooting Society), and competing under the alias of “Second Chance”.

Visitation will be held at Wright & Salmon Mortuary on Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 4-6 PM.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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4:00 PM 1/26/2023 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 1/26/2023 6:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

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