Wyatt Dane Armstrong, 20, of Sugar Grove, W.Va., passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018 in Franklin W.Va. as a result of an automobile accident.
He was born June 25, 1997 in Harrisonburg, Va. a son of Barry M. Armstrong and Linda (Copley) Wimer.
Wyatt was a 2016 graduate of Pendleton County High School and attended Petersburg Vo-Tech, afterwards becoming a welder, however his true love was building fence. He enjoyed time spent hunting, fishing, working on vehicles, and helping with a purebred cattle operation. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and will be forever remembered as having never met a stranger.
In addition to his parents he is survived by three brothers, Eli Armstrong of Franklin, Bronson Armstrong of Waynesboro, Thunder Gill of Sugar Grove; step-father, Tim Wimer of Sugar Grove; step-brother David Wimer of Petersburg; step-sister Kiley Gill of Sugar Grove; paternal grandfather Bobby Joe “BJ” Armstrong of Sugar Grove; maternal grandmother Charlotte Copley of Franklin; uncles Craig Armstrong of Harrisonburg, Va., Shane Copley and wife, Heather of Franklin, William Copley and wife, Michelle of Brandywine; aunt Candy Boone and husband, Daniel or Franklin; nephew, Cayson Armstrong; niece, Cailee Armstrong, both of Franklin; his beloved dog and sidekick, Bo; numerous cousins; as well as a large circle of friends including special friends Lisa and Maxine Zirkle of Quicksburg, Va. and Madeline Litten of Mount Jackson, Va.
Wyatt was predeceased by his paternal grandmother Ann Jones Armstrong and maternal grandfather William Robert Copley.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 2, 2018 at Obaugh Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Felici officiating.
The family will receive friends, 6-8 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the funeral home.
Honorary pallbearers in addition to his brothers are Austin Simmons, Logan Propst, Isaac Bennett, Chance Boone, William Copley, Craig Armstrong, Johnny Thompson, Gavin Nesselrodt, Carlton Warner, Bobby Bogan, Daniel Boone Jr. and Preston Copley.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to South Fork Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 6, Sugar Grove, W.Va. 26815; South Fork Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 3, Sugar Grove, W.Va. 26815; Franklin Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 727, Franklin, W.Va. 26807; and St. John Lutheran Church, 26 Black Thorn Road, Sugar Grove, W.Va. 26815.
Condolences and memories can be shared with the family at www.obaughfuneralhome.com.