Obituary for Marvin Kenneth “Kenny” Armbrister Jr.

Marvin Kenneth “Kenny” Armbrister Jr. passed away on November 13, 2019 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital after a long battle with complications from diabetes. Preceding him in death are his maternal grandparents William “Bill” and Nina Porter, paternal grandparents Price and Mary Armbrister, brother Price Anthony “Tony” Armbrister, sister Kimberly Armbrister. Surviving him are his best friend and love of his life of 21 years Renee Henley of Pulaski, father and step mother, Marvin Kenneth Armbrister Sr. and Margo of Fairlawn, mother and stepfather, Louise Shipwash and J.C. of Piney, daughters Nikki and Kindra, step son Jacob Henley and Alysha, and step son Jamie Henley both of Pulaski, brothers Michael “Mike” Armbrister and Wanda of Pulaski, Ray Coleman  and Donna of Carroll County,  John Shipwash  of Piney, Samual “Alex” Armbrister of Fairlawn, sisters Lee Crigger of Hillsville, and Victoria Brookes Armbrister of Fairlawn. Special in-laws Margo Atherton of NC, Morgan Morris and Becca of Selma, Alethia Cole and Sonny of New Castle. Granchildren Kaylee and Lucas Henley of Alexandria. He also leaves behind a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and other loved ones. Kenny will be missed by many and remembered by all who knew and loved him. He was certainly one of a kind and the last of a dying breed. It warms our hearts knowing he is walking again. Kenny’s wishes were to be cremated and his ashes taken to various family homeplaces.  A celebration of life will be set at later date. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with expenses for Kenny’s last wishes to be fulfilled and all donations are appreciated.

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