William “Bill” E. Armstrong, 76, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021. Bill was born on August 6, 1945, in Centre, Alabama to the late Samuel B. and Ruth (Colley) Armstrong. He retired from R & L Carriers as a truck driver. He served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of the American Legion Post #83 of La Porte, the V.F.W. Post #1130 of La Porte, the La Porte Honor Guard, and the Agape Christian Church of La Porte.
Bill married Debra Biehl in 1980. Debra survives with their children, Kelli Chavez of Plymouth, Indiana, and Jenna (Houston) Lindquist of La Porte; William is also survived by two daughters from a previous marriage, Amy (Mike) McCord of Bluffton, Alabama, and Christie Hamilton of Centre, Alabama; 12 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and siblings, Audrey Hendon of Centre, Alabama, Joan (Tim) Stinson of Centre Alabama, Minnie Bryant of Centre, Alabama, and Mack (Judy) Armstrong of Centre, Alabama. Bill was preceded in death by brothers, Sammy, Charlie, and Lewis Armstrong.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana. Military Honors will be held at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the La Porte Honor Guard, 228 East Lincolnway, La Porte, Indiana 46350.
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