|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1921|
|Death: ||Apr. 20, 2005|
Blair Archer, 84, of Parkersburg passed from this life on April 20, 2005, at the Willows Nursing Facility.
He was born Jan. 15, 1921, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Lincoln and Ora J. Plate Archer. Blair was a member of the First Christian Church, where he had served as an Elder and Sunday School teacher for many years. He proudly served his country as a member of the Air Force during World War II and retired from Sears after 30 years of service. He was a carpenter by trade.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Althea Lotus Archer; one son, Ronald Blair Archer and wife, Linda, of Parkersburg; three daughters, Cheryl Kay Samec and husband, Hal, of Florida, Patricia Lou Cooper and husband, Richard, of Parkersburg and Vicki Sue Archer of Charleston, W.Va.; eight grandchildren, Dawn DeMoss, Clint Cooper, April Wilson, Jeff and Brian Williams, Ty and Drew Reynolds and Tommie Archer; eight great-grandchildren, Alexis and Chase DeMoss, Alexis, Trenton and Tyler Cooper, Chaz Lamp, Aleeha Miller and Julius Williams; and many more family members and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Gary Alan; three brothers, Lincoln, Marshall and Donald Archer; and three sisters, Irene and Erma Snodgrass and Nellie Deem.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, 1400 Washington Ave., Parkersburg, with the Rev. Michael Goff officiating. Interment will follow at the Evergreen North Cemetery with full military rites by the American Legion Post 15. Friends may call from 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. today at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike Street, south Parkersburg, and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
Source Citation: Newspaper: Parkersburg News, The/Sentinel; Publication Date: 22 Ap 2005; Publication Place: Parkersburg, WV, United States
Lincoln Hughes Archer (1878 - 1953)
Ora Jewell Plate Archer (1883 - 1963)
Gary Alan Archer (1949 - 1957)*
Irene Archer Snodgrass (1900 - 1988)*
Nellie Archer Deem (1902 - 1984)*
Erma Archer Wesson Snodgrass (1905 - 1996)*
Lincoln Leonard Archer (1913 - 1995)*
Marshall Archer (1916 - 1971)*
Denver C. Archer (1918 - 1920)*
Blair Archer (1921 - 2005)
Donald Curtis Archer (1923 - 1945)*
Evergreen Cemetery North
West Virginia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.29412, -81.51731
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Record added: Sep 02, 2007
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