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Bobby Lee Armstead
(02-14-1945 - 11-16-2017)

Bobby Lee Armstead, age 72 of Bartlett Illinois passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Elgin, IL. Bobby grew up in Richmond, Indiana and resided in Rolling Meadows, Roselle, and currently was residing in Bartlett, Illinois. In 1994, he retired from Ameritech Services Inc. after 30 years of service. Bobby was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Roselle Illinois.
He attended Richmond Public Schools. Received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Elmhurst College, Elmhurst IL. He was member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He enjoyed all Chicago sports but mostly enjoyed playing golf and following the golf pros. While in college Bobby developed an interest in the Stock Market which then became a passion. He enjoyed traveling not only in the United States, but also Canada, Europe, Bahamas, and Hawaii. Bobby had a bucket list of things he wanted to accomplish, such as, early retirement, make a million dollars, own a red convertible corvette, own a house on the golf course, and be in New York on New Years’ Eve. He accomplished all of them.
Bobby leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Janice Perkins Armstead; his daughter Rochelle Armstead Yachinich; known to many as Shelly; and grand-daughter Morgan Yachinich who he especially enjoyed watching her grow up to be a beautiful outstanding young woman.
Preceded in death by his father, Alfred C. Armstead Sr., his mother Ella J. Armstead; his brother Jerry D. Armstead. He is survived by three sisters: Mary Ella Armstead, Cleveland, OH; Mae Armstead Washington, Wilmington, DE; Patricia (Wilson) Terrell, Olympia Fields, IL; four brothers in Richmond IN: Alfred Armstead Jr.; Earby (Barbara Ann) Armstead; Ronnie (Sheila) Armstead; and Michael Armstead and a host of nieces and nephews and many, many friends. Bobby will be truly missed, but he had to leave us when the summons came from his Heavenly Father.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 4-8 PM in the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

Memorial services will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 4-6 PM at the Community Family Funeral Home, 101 W. Main St., Richmond, Indiana 47374 Phone 765-983-2040. Visitation will be held from 2-4 on Sunday at the funeral home.

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