Ronald D Armstead

March 27th, 1947 to January 18th, 2021

Ronald Dean Armstead, 73, of Kimball, was promoted to Glory on Monday, January 18, 2021.

He was born March 27, 1947 in Cass City. He married Catherine Schott on July 27, 1968 in Goodells.

Ronald served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam war and was awarded a Purple Heart. After the war, he was employed with Mueller Brass Company until his retirement. Ronald was an active member of the Salvation Army where he and Catherine worked in the food pantry and helped with their Christmas programs. He was Commander of the Smiths Creek American Legion Post 525 and volunteered with the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Honor Guard. He enjoyed gardening and helping with the Friday night fish fry’s at the Legion.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Catherine; two sons, Ronald (Terry) Armstead II and Philip Armstead (Angel Palazzola); grandchildren, Ashley, Austin, Shayne and Brandon (Rachel) Armstead, Erin Palermo and Francesca (Brent) Tucker; great grandson, Justin; siblings, Bob (Sharon) Armstead, Shirley (Larry) Cobb, Rich (Cheri) Armstead, Mark (Cindy) Armstead, Harold (Deb) Armstead, Julliett Koon, JoAnne Erard, Herb (Barb) Tanton, Hank Tanton, Gary Wilson, and Larry Wilson; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold (Helen) Armstead and mother, Aline Wilson; a brother, Joe and a sister, Dorothy.

Visitation will be held from 2-5 & 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in the Marysville Funeral Home. A limited number of people will be allowed in at a time. Please wear a mask for the safety and comfort of others.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2021 in The Salvation Army Port Huron Citadel. Major Wesley Dalberg will officiate.

Burial will be in Caswell Cemetery, Kimball Township. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Marine Corps and the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.

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