John “Bud” Armstrong, 98, of Butler, Missouri, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2022, at his home in Butler. A visitation was held Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at the Butler First Christian Church. Burial took place in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. 

 John Edward Harlan Armstrong, known as Bud, born August 26, 1923 died March 26, 2022 in Butler within a mile of his birthplace. Son of Edward Harper Armstrong and Mary Marvel Lloyd Armstrong, he was predeceased by sister Mary Jane Hinton, Betty Lou Loggans, his beloved wife Lucy Armstrong, and a cherished son, Daniel Edward Armstrong. He is survived by son Richard (Dorsey), daughter-in-law Sally, daughters Debra Ferrantelle (Frank) and Denise Burch (Larry), nine grandchildren and their spouses and 13 great grandchildren. A longtime member of First Christian Church, Bud was devoted to his family, community, church and country.