William Henry Archer
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80 of Orrville, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Canton. Bill was born in Rittman to the late Herbert Clyde and Anna Lee (Boyes) Archer. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and retired from Ecodyne, Inc. in Massillon. He had made his home in the Dalton and Orrville and was a member of West Hill Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Arlis Jean; children: Kathy and David Keller of Sharon Center, Robert and Marcie Archer of Massillon and Ronald and Janine Archer of Gnadenhutten; grandsons: Nathan (Tara) Keller, Brett (Jessica) Keller, Anthony (Amy) Archer, Austin (Jessie) Archer, Andrew (Stephanie) Archer and Adrian (Alyce) Archer; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Norma Zimmerman of Lorain and Shirley Archer of Wooster; brothers, Cecil 'Dutch' (Beverly) Archer of Dalton, Gerald (Jean) Archer of Levittown, Pa., and David (Erma) Archer of Wooster; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Mary Troxel; and brothers, Dewain and Raymond 'Sonny'.
Services will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with burial following in Canaan Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Tributes may be shared at:
Memorials may be made to West Hill Baptist Church, 2241 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Murray Funeral Home, 330-435-6670
Murray Funeral Home
173 S. Main Street Creston, OH 44217
Published in The Repository on July 14, 2014