Louis Huston "Louie" Armor Jr., 85, of Marietta, died Friday evening (June 22, 2012) at his home.
Born Feb. 3, 1927, in Marietta, he was a son of the late Louis H. Armor Sr. and Nelle Veon Armor. Louie was a member of American Legion Post 64 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108, having served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He had been stationed aboard the Navy cruiser USS Springfield. He had retired from Borg-Warner as a supervisor. He was a member of the 6th and Washington Church of Christ. Louie was a life member and past commodore of the Marietta Boat Club. He was a member and past master of Masonic Lodge 1 and the Marietta Shrine, Council 78.
Louie had served his community by being a member of the Marietta City Traffic Commission and had served many years on the board of directors at Selby General Hospital. He also had been a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program. Louie enjoyed motorcycle riding and time spent helping his friends and neighbors.
Surviving are two daughters, Annelle Edwards (Bill) and Michelle Stevens (Gary Matheny), all of Marietta; and six grandchildren, Chad Edwards (Lisa), Friendly, W.Va., Alyson Tornes (Scott), Marietta, Cason Edwards (Amy McFadden), St. Marys, W.Va., Tabetha Wagner (D. K. Carpenter), Sarahsville, Heath Stevens (Erin), Shade, and Caitlin Hockenberry (Chad), Marietta. Also surviving are 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and two brothers, John Armor (Sara) and Richard Armor Sr. (Carolyn), all of Marietta.
Louie was married to Bonnie Carolyn Clark on Feb. 19, 1947. She preceded him in death on March 25, 2011.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday (June 29, 2012) with Roger Rush officiating at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home, where the family will greet friends on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Entombment will be in East Lawn Mausoleum with full military rites observed. Masonic services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The family would like to thank Louie's caregivers, Charlie Holiday, Maryann Moyer, Pam Brantmeier, Doris Edwards, Barbara Poling, Candy Parsons and Yolanda Smith for their excellent care.
It is suggested that memorial contributions should be directed to Marietta Home Health and Hospice, 210 N. Seventh St., Marietta 45750.
Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.CawleyandPeoples-.com