AMerican Veteran 11

James R. Armstrong

December 13, 1930 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 89)


James R. Armstrong, age 89 of Palos Hills, U.S. Marine veteran. Beloved husband of the late Joan Armstrong (nee Hodges); dear father of Mark (Carol), Alan (Ann Marie), and Glen. Loving Granddad of Caroline, Thomas, and the late Jacob.
Funeral services will be private. Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please make a donation in James’s name to American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association.  Arrangements entrusted to the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street,  Crestwood.  (708) 824-9000 or

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Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 West Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421

Private Services

Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington VA 22202
Tel: 1-800-342-2383

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