Henry Ray Armstead

henry armstead

June 24, 1955 ~ January 6, 2022

Born in: Carbondale, IL
Resided in: Stone Mountain, GA

Henry Ray Armstead 66, affectionately known as Jr., of Stone Mountain Georgia departed this earthly life on January 6, 2022 at Emory hospital. Jr was born on June 24, 1955 in Carbondale Illinois. He was the son of Henry and Mary Armstead. Henry’s life passion was music. He played many instruments but the bass was his favorite. In his spare time he enjoyed the countless jam sessions with his band mates. He also enjoyed any home renovation projects and spending time with his grandkids. Henry leaves to cherish his memory, daughters Candi  Armstead of Stone Mountain, Georgia;  Denisha Armstead of Houston Texas, and Tamia (Thomas) Cooper of Olive Branch, Mississippi; 8 grandkids, 6 sisters and a host of nieces and nephews. Jr. was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Mary Armstead and son Maurice Armstead; 7 sisters and 3 brothers.


The family of Henry Armstead would like to express their appreciation for the encouragement, support, prayers, and all acts of love and kindness extended during this time of bereavement. Your thoughtfulness has not gone unnoticed, and we truly thank you. May God bless each of you!


Memorial Service: January 29, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


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  1. CandleImageI still remember how we used to sing together so many years ago. the first car I brought you purchased from me.

  2. CandleImageThinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember Jr. who was so close to you. May God bless you and give you strength to help you through this difficult time.

    Pastor LaWanda Gibson-Brooks
    Freeport, IL

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