Archer, Gilbert Wayne Gilbert Wayne Archer, of Irving, for 74 years, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013. He was born December 30, 1936 in Lueders, Texas to parents A.G. and Faye (Elliott) Archer. He was a proud Union Bricklayer for 50 years. Gilbert was an IGSL Coach and Manager for 14 years. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Barbara Jenkins. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Betty Archer of Irving; daughters Julie Pendergraph, and Lori Prather and husband Rick; grandchildren Christi Jackson, Scott Seago, Brent Jackson, Nathan Jackson, and Amber Green; great grandchildren Calob Skaines, Brenden Seago, and Sierra Green; brothers Joe Archer and wife Joyce, and Larry Archer and wife Libby; sister Lynda Walker; mother-in-law Iva Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held at 1 PM Monday, March 25, 2013 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.
Published in Dallas Morning News from Mar. 24 to Mar. 26, 2013