OBITUARY: Korean War Veteran William Cordell Armes, 84, of Cocoa Beach, Passed Away at Home Jan. 5
By Space Coast Daily // January 11, 2022
was bus driver for Space Coast Transit
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – William Cordell Armes, born on June 5, 1937, in Memphis, Tennessee, and passed away at home on January 5, 2022.
He was the Son of English T. Armes and Rosa Mae Armes and was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Titusville, Florida.
William served six years in the United States Navy and was a Korean War Veteran.
He worked at several different trucking jobs with over 2 million safe driving miles. He was a bus driver in Florida for Space Coast Transit.
However, the one job he enjoyed the most and was so proud of was the job he retired from, Business Agent at Teamsters Local Union number 992 Hagerstown, Maryland. He always enjoyed helping others!
He is survived by his loving wife Bonnie B. Armes, four children, Paula Kay Myre, Marsha Lynn Quinn ( Danny), Kenneth Eugene Armes ( Belinda), Michael Allen Armes ( Christina), and three stepchildren Jeremy Burkholder ( Heather), Jennifer Schoppert ( Matt), Jeffery Burkholder (Aarica). He had 17 Grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Anna Florence Boatwright.
The family will receive friends Monday, January 10, 2022, at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg, Tennessee. From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. with funeral to follow with Buster Armes officiating.