Archibald, Lewis "Lewie"
Oct. 13, 1942 - Jan. 10, 2013
Lewie Archibald, 70, of Sarasota, FL, died on Jan. 10, 2013. Lewie was born and raised in Sarasota. He was an electrical contractor for 35 years, a member of the National Woodturners and the Sarasota Woodturners. He was predeceased by his brother Bobby Archibald of Arkansas. His survivors include his wife of 49 years Lynn; sons Todd and wife Teri Archibald and Brian Archibald; brothers Gary and Doug Archibald all of Sarasota; he had five grandchildren, Jessica and Gatlin Archibald, Caitlin and Blake Rathfelder of Sarasota and Matthew Coppens of Venice, one great grandchild Jaxson Coppens of Venice. He will leave a big hole in our hearts. In the end he was the one to win and the rest of us lost, as per his request there will be no services at this time. "In a final tribute to Lewie, please hug your family and tell them how much you love them while you still can." Donations to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd, Sarasota or Colon Cancer Alliance www.ccaliance.org