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Jay B. Armer

1939 - 2010

Jay B. Armer, a descendant of the early Arizona pioneer families of Armer, Gilbert, Chilson and Birchett, was taken home to be with the Lord on Feb. 8, 2010. The son of John H. Armer and Mary Gilbert Armer, he was born April 22, 1939 in Phoenix.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Saundra Davies Armer; one son, Jay (Kristie) Armer II; two daughters, Debbie Armer and Deedee Armer (Scott) Holden. Also surviving are granddaughters, Jessica Armer-Boitz (Todd) Johnson, Alexandra Armer, Emily Armer and Lucy Armer. Three step-grandchildren, Cooper Holden, Beckett Holden and Mackenzie Holden; two great-grandchildren, Julianna Johnson and baby Johnson. Other survivors include brother, John H. Armer II and sister, Mary Cay Armer.
Also included among the survivors are his sister-in-law, Stephanie Smeloff Davies, two nephews, two nieces, five grandnephews, four grandnieces, one great-grandniece, and one great-grandnephew.
A memorial service was held Monday, Feb. 15 at Bethany Community Church in Tempe.
The family requests donations to the American Bible Society.
Services have been entrusted to Falconer Funeral Home. For additional information, please visit www.falconerfuneralhome .com.