August 4, 2021

Mr. Hugh Armstrong, Jr.

Mr. Hugh Dorsey Armstrong, Jr., age 77, of Franklin passed away March 1, 2021.

His funeral service will be held Thursday March 4, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home with the Revs. Lynn Janney and Tim Collett officiating.

Interment will follow in Heard County Memorial Gardens.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home Thursday afternoon from 1:00 – 2:00 PM prior to the service.

Mr. Armstrong was born February 3, 1944 in Atlanta to the late Hugh Dorsey Armstrong, Sr. and Ozelle Cagle Armstrong. He grew up and spent many years in Alpharetta and later moved to Franklin after his marriage to his loving wife, Ann Armstrong, who preceded him in death.

He was a member of Ridgeway Baptist Church. He loved to attend when he was able and enjoyed singing in the choir. He was an avid reader of the Bible, and took several seminary classes offered by the church.

He was a car enthusiast. In past years he and his brother would hang out at local dirt tracks including Dixie Speedway. They liked to tinker with old cars and enter their own wheels in the local race.

Hugh loved to watch NASCAR on TV, especially his favorite driver, Dale Earnhardt, Sr.

Family was at the heart of his life. Ann and he blended their families together into a happy home. They had room for more, so they lovingly adopted a number of children they treated just like their own.

Hugh had a heart of gold and always did his best to provide for everyone.

Survivors include 15 children, Tim Armstrong (Linda), Wanda Brooks (Wayne), Ricky Leach, Scott Leach, Dana Dunn (Mike), Deana Boone (Shane), Carey Armstrong, Tammy Yearwood (Raymond), Matthew Armstrong, Michael Armstrong (Laci), Phillip Armstrong, Amanda Armstrong, Paul Armstrong, Anthony Armstrong, and Andrew Armstrong; 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; one brother, Tommy Armstrong (JoAnne); and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.

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