FESTUS -- Leroy Armbruster Sr., 64, died May 25, 2012, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Born Aug. 5, 1947, in Highland, Ill., to Geraldine Kennedy Armbruster of Festus and the late James Armbruster, he was a former resident of the Bernie area and had lived in the Festus and Bonne Terre areas for many years. He was a self-employed automobile mechanic.
Surviving are: two sons, Leroy Armbruster Jr. of Nampa, Idaho and Josh Armbruster of Kuttawa, Ky.; five daughters, Patty Jennings and Tanny Hon both of Bernie, Denise Walker of Gideon, Cheryl Ramey of Lesage, W.Va., and Brandi Walker of Dexter; one brother, Joe Armbruster of Festus; two sisters, Margaret Shelton and Brenda McGee both of Festus; and 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Armbruster.
Graveside services with full military honors will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield is in charge of all arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.