David "Archie" Milton Archer, Jr.
Edwardsville - David Milton Archer, Jr., known to his friends as "Archie," passed away at his home in Edwardsville on October 8, 2021.
Dave was born in Bloomington, IN on March 1, 1966, to his parents David and Leslie Archer. Son of an Army officer, Dave attended schools in Germany, Virginia, California, Kansas, Massachusetts, and South Dakota, and as an adult also lived in Florida, Arizona, and in the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon area of Illinois. Dave graduated from North Monterey County High School, CA and attended San Diego State University and Arizona State University.
Well known, respected, and admired for his vast sports, trivia, and film knowledge, "Archie" was a San Francisco 49ers football fan, through and through. He loved all sports but especially enjoyed tennis and golf and was an accomplished sailor having worked and lived on San Francisco Bay. Well known as that key attendee for parties and the friend one wants to just hang-out with, Archie was a charter member of the 708 Club in Edwardsville. Best known as the owner of Pedego Electric Bikes of Edwardsville, Archie introduced Pedego's to the Edwardsville community in 2014 becoming friends with hundreds of customers. His personal concern and care for every customer is well known and he is loved and missed by all.
David is survived by his daughter, Holly Guess, a nurse in St. Louis; his parents, Leslie and David Archer of Edwardsville; sister, Amy and brother-in-law, Ken Horiski, of Shelby Township, MI; brother, Harold "Hal" and sister-in-law, Michelle, of Phoenix, AZ. He was beloved uncle to Devin, Samantha, Harrison, and Lucy.
A memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Pedego Electric Bikes, 439B S. Buchanan Street, Edwardsville, IL 62025. Online condolences may be expressed at weberfuneralhome.com
Published by Edwardsville Intelligencer on Oct. 9, 2021.