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 Edward R Archer

Edward R Archer

Birth
West, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Death 24 Mar 2015 (aged 85)
West, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Burial West, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 18 Row 5
Memorial ID 44516415 · View Source
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Edward R. ArcherMar. 4, 1920 - Mar. 24, 2015 Edward R. Archer, 85, of West,
passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at his residence. A rosary will be
recited at 6 p.m., Friday, March 26, at the Aderhold Funeral Home Chapel,
with visitation to follow until 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 28, at St. Mary's Catholic Church of
the Assumption, with the Rev. Paul Hudson and the Rev. Ed Karasek as
celebrants. Military Graveside Rites will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery,
conducted by West Veterans Honor Guard.Edward was born March 4, 1930, in
West, the son of Jack Bennett and Mamie (Nemecek) Archer. He attended school
at St. Mary's and was a 1947 graduate of West High School. Edward went on to
receive his Associates Degree in Business from Victoria Junior College and
his Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University.On August 7,
1948, he was united in marriage to Anna Myrl McMorrough in West. He was a
veteran with the United States Army, serving in Germany during the Korean
Conflict. Edward was owner and operator of E R Archer Texaco and City
Service Station for over 23 years until his retirement in 1984. He then
spent time renovating homes around West for rental property.Edward was a
member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption, where he also served
as usher. He was a 30 year member of West Volunteer Fire Department,
including serving as Chief. Edward was also a member of West Kiwanis Club,
West Fair and Rodeo Association, and West V.F.W. Post No. 4819. He also
served on the West ISD Board of Trustees for 12 years, serving as Vice
President. Edward loved traveling, renovating homes, and especially spending
time with family.Edward was preceded in death by his parents; son, Patrick
J. Archer; daughter, Christina "Chris" Anne Archer; and a sister, Jackie
Batte.Survivors include his beloved wife of 66 years, Anna Archer of West;
brother, Clifford Archer and wife, Bonnie; sisters, Barbara Talley and
husband, Clarence, and Alexandria Bailey and husband, Calvin; grandchildren,
Brandon A. Whitman, Krystal Archer-Goodman and husband, Jeremy;
great-grandchildren, Jacob, Kate and Makenzie; and several nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
West Volunteer Fire Department


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  • Created by: Michael K Goldsmith
  • Added: 18 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44516415
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward R Archer (4 Mar 1930–24 Mar 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44516415, citing Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery, West, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Michael K Goldsmith (contributor 47050703) .