Lisa Armstrong reveals heartbreak as she shares touching tribute to dad one year after his death

Lisa Armstrong has marked the anniversary of her dad Derek's death with some touching words.

The 43 year old's father was 71 when he lost his battle to cancer last year in May.

Now, one year on, the makeup artist has taken to her Instagram feed to share a heartbreaking tribute to him.

Posting a sweet snap of Derek, she wrote: "I can’t believe one year has passed, it still seems so unreal…


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"Not a day goes by that I don’t miss you, your smile, your laugh, encouragement & most of all your love…Will always be Daddy’s girl…

"My heart broke this day last year…. RIP… MY DAD MY HERO." [sic] alongside three crying face emojis.

Lisa's army of followers flocked to the comment section of her post to share words of support as one person wrote: "Isn’t it so hard to loose our daddy, sending a big hug! Treasure the memories x".

Another said: "He had very kind eyes. My dad died when I was 15. 23 years later I still think of him and miss him. Sending you love xxx".

A third commented: "So very hard, focus on the wonderful years you had with him xx," while a fourth added: "He'll be watching over you," alongside two red heart emojis.

Lisa, who recently looked unrecognisable as she showed off her hew new look in a selfie, and her mum Linda were both by Derek's bedside as he died last year.

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The star had kept his illness a secret as she was also dealing with her highly publicised split from Saturday Night Takeaway star Ant McPartlin.

A source told The Sun at the time: "A lot of people think Lisa is strong, and she is — but she’s had so much to cope with since she and Ant split up.

"There’s been one thing after another and at times she’s felt on her knees. But she’s kept it together and ploughed on."

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Lisa has since come a long way as she's reportedly managed to bag a £31million settlement in her finalised divorce from 44 year old Ant.

And it looks as though she's been enjoying herself as she recently shared a sexy selfie of herself sunbathing amid the UK lockdown.

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