Roger Archer, 73, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, FL. Private graveside services will be held at Greenwood Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Limited visitation for Roger will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Roger’s name and will be donated to a charity of the family’s choosing. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservice.com.
Roger Dale Archer was born on January 30, 1947 in Ottumwa, Iowa, the son of Bobbie and Beulah (Jarvis) Archer. He served his country in the United States Navy from 1964 to 1967 serving in Vietnam. On April 7, 1968, Roger was united in marriage to Judith Ellis at Musserville Church in Muscatine. Roger worked at Thatcher Plastics for 18 years before starting his own business, Archer’s Deck and Fencing, which he operated for 30 years. He was a member of the Muscatine American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, building various things and playing pool, but most of all he dearly loved to spend time with his family.
Roger will be deeply missed by his wife, Judy of Muscatine; children, Tina (Scott) Baker of Fruitland, Terry (Sheri Reimers) Archer of Pensacola, FL; grandchildren; Josh Baker, Scottie (Amber) Baker II, Destiny Archer, Brett (Joshua) Lipp, Bryon Baker and Courtney Crull; great-grandchildren, Aaliyah. Josie, Scottie, and Alexis; siblings, Bonnie (Herbert) Truitt of Troy and Dean (Debbie) Archer of Swisher.
He was preceded in death by his parents Bobbie and Beluah Archer, his father-in-law and mother-in-law Floyd and Mary Ellis.
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