James Byron Armstrong son of James Hobert Armstrong and Thelma Holt Russell was born April 26, 1955 at Newport, Arkansas. He departed this life on May 13, 2011 in the Poplar Bluff  Regional Medical Center at Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

He is survived by his Mother as well as Two Sons; James Armstrong III and Patrick Armstrong. one sister; Debra Decker and two Brothers; Johnny Armstrong and Gary Armstrong. He enjoyed working on motor cycles, arrowhead hunting and Indian artifacts and enjoyed painting.

Services for Mr Armstrong will be May 16, 2011 starting at 5:00p.m,. with funeral following at 6:00 p.m. another visitation will be held on Tuesday May 17, at the Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church in Hoxie, Arkansas .