Waymon Edward Armtreet, 82, of Houston,

Waymon Edward Armtreet, 82, of Houston, Texas passed away on November 7, 2019 in Houston, Texas.  Born December 22, 1936, in Shelby County, Texas, Waymon is the son of the late William Wayne Armstreet and Shelby Exa (Risinger) Armstreet.  Graveside service will be held Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2PM at Duncan Cemetery, Shelbyville, Texas.

 

Visitation will be held prior to the graveside service from 12:00 – 1:00 PM at Mangum Funeral Home. 

 

Waymon graduated from Strong School in Shelby County.  He was a loving father, and enjoyed spending time with and taking care of his son, John, until his passing in 2015.  Waymon worked in Houston, Texas as a dedicated fireman.  Later in his career he bacame Fire Chief at Houston’s Station 19.  When he was not working you could find him fishing on the Guadalupe with his nephew, Lynn, and some of his coworkers from his station. 

 

Waymon is survived by his wife, Marcia Rojas Armstreet of Atlanta, Georgia; mother of his child, Margaret June Gordon Armstreet; sisters, Vivian “Sis” Raymond of Shelbyville, Texas, Lucille Smith of Center, Texas; nephews, Lynn Raymond and wife Christine of Shelbyville, Texas, Jerry Raymond and wife Gina of Shelbyville, Texas, Steve Smith and wife Deb of Center, Texas, Kenneth Smith and wife Elizabeth of Hollow Rock, Tennessee; niece, Margo Griffith and husband Waylon, Center, Texas; special friend, Mike Phillips, Mike Casey; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly. 

 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Exa Armstreet; son, John Wayne Armstreet.

 

Serving as pallbearers will be the Houston Fire Department Honor Guard.

 

Honorary pallbearers will be Edward Risinger, and Bobby Henry Wilburn.

 

To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.mangumfh.net.

 

Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas is in charge of arrangements.