He was born on April 22, 1924 to the late Harry and Mary Trant Archer in Fairfax, VA. He was a proud veteran of WWII. An avid farmer, kind loving father, grandfather great grandfather, uncle and brother.
He is survived by his wife, Edna Jean Hughes Archer; a son, Dr. Thomas Archer (Sharon) from Franklin, NC; a daughter, Noreen Strylowski (Joe) from Wesminister MD; six grandchildren, Daniel Archer, Tierney Archer Stadie, Adam Strylowski, Aaron Strylowski, Melissa Ligon, Todd Ortiz; five great grandchildren, Nolan Strylowski, Noah Archer, Trevis Ligon, Harlan Ligon, and Christian Ortiz.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Thomas Archer; and two sisters, Frances Tobin and Eileen Mettauer.
A graveside funeral was held on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Bagby Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. Family received friends on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Puckett Funeral Home.
Puckett Funeral Home was serving the family. www.puckettfh.com