HENDERSONVILLE - Edison Eugene Archer Jr., 89, of Hendersonville, formerly of Palm Beach Gardens, and Coral Gables, FL, died Saturday, October 27, 2013 at his residence. He was born on April 23, 1924 to the late Edison Eugene Archer Sr. and Bernice Russell Archer in Miami, FL, and was raised in Key West, FL. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Neeva Archer, in 2011, and two sisters, Wilma and Rosemarie.
Edison retired as a realtor from the Florida Keys area; he was an Alumnus of the University of Miami and was a long standing member of the Hendersonville and Coral Gables Country Clubs, and was also a member of Kiwanis. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy.
Family and friends of Mr. Archer would like to thank Compassion Home Health Care, Four Seasons Hospice, and all of his caregivers for the past two and a half years of their services.
Edison provided us with a lot of memories and laughs, especially when he started his favorite limerick, "there once was a girl from St. Paul..."
We will love and miss you always. Jennifer and Huck.
No services are planned.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News from Oct. 27 to Oct. 28, 2013