Robert Armes

Robert Armes, 85, of Elizabethtown, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at his home. He was born on April 15, 1933 in Hardin County, Kentucky, to Robert and Zelma Armes. He retired after 29 years from Elizabethtown Independent Schools, where he was a teacher at Morningside Elementary and principal of T.K. Stone Middle School. Bob was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church, a 60-year Mason at Dunavan Lodge #292 in Boston, Kentucky, and a graduate of Rineyville High School, Western Kentucky University, and Spalding University. He was also an avid woodworker and enjoyed traveling. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Layman Armes; and a son, Eric Robert Armes. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Anne Whitaker Armes; and his daughter, Lori Larkin (David) of Elizabethtown. He is also survived by his three grandchildren, Erin Lee (Greg) of Elizabethtown, Kyle Larkin (Carrie) of Bowling Green, and Tyler Larkin of Louisville. Also surviving are three great-grandchildren, Avery Lee, Harrison Lee, and David William Larkin. Visitation will be at Brown Funeral Home from 4:00-8:00 PM on Sunday, February 17th. The funeral will be at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 18, 2019, at Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Neil Janes and Rev. Don Sexton officiating. Burial will follow in Hardin Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Memorial United Methodist Church, Elizabethtown Education Foundation, or Hosparus. Condolences may be expressed online at


Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Monday, February 18, 2019 starting at 1:00 PM
Memorial United Methodist Church

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