February 9, 1944 - May 14, 2017
Jerry Lynn Armentrout, age 73 years, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born February 9, 1944 in Elkins, West Virginia a son of the late Hubert and Helen Campbell Armentrout. He was a longtime resident of Dayton, Ohio where he retired in 2011as a computer scientist where he helped develop computer systems for the U.S. Air Force. His lifelong passion was basketball. As a high school basketball player, he helped lead Elkins High School to the West Virginia State Tournament in 1960 and 1962 where he was named to the All-Tournament Team both years. Following his senior season, he was named 2nd Team All-State. He played for West Virginia University during his freshman year before transferring to West Virginia Tech where he graduated with degrees in mathematics and physical education. He was inducted into the Randolph County Athletic Hall of Fame in 1992. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death a brother and sister in law, Keith Armentrout and LeAnne Willoughby Armentrout. He is survived by his son, Brian Armentrout, daughter, Jaimie Armentrout, and beloved granddaughter Harper Armentrout. He is also survived by his brother Kent Armentrout and wife Carol Rice Armentrout, their children, Mark Armentrout and Beth Harrigan; his brother Keith and Leanne’s children, Kevin Armentrout and Kelly Armentrout. Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. until11:45 A.M. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Jerry will then be moved to the Mountain State Memorial Gardens where a committal service will be held at 12:00 P.M. Rev. David Rice will officiate and entombment will follow. The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to Hospice of Huntington’s Homecare Staff and Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House staff for the compassion and care they provided. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Huntington, 1101 6th Ave., Huntington, WV 25701. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Jerry Lynn Armentrout. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
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