AUSTIN – Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush issued the following statement on the passing of former Land Commissioner Bob Armstrong:
“I am saddened to hear about the passing of Bob Armstrong and my thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. While Bob had an easy-going personality and enjoyed a good laugh, he also demonstrated an impressive work ethic and passion for our state’s natural beauty. His honorable service in the U.S. Navy and dedication to conservation efforts will not be forgotten.”
Armstrong was born and resided in Austin for most of his life. He married Linda Aaker and together they had four children: Martha Louise, Shannon, Landis and Will Armstrong.