Joseph F.'s Story
Joseph F. "Joe" Archer, 64, of Terre Haute passed peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. He was a retired manager for Gustav A. Larson Heating and Cooling. Joe was born Jan. 31, 1953, in Terre Haute to Charles W. Archer and Constance M. (Hamilton) Archer.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Kathy (Bush) Archer; daughters, Maranda Stepp (Erik), Meredith Benefiel, and Stephanie Ligget (Douglas; grandchildren, Kylee Stepp, Hannah Stepp, Jaxon Benefiel, Olivia Ligget, and Parker Ligget; brother, David Archer (Lisa); brother-in-law, Steve Bush (Lori); sister-in-law, Karen Dulude (Juan); aunt, Martha Walker; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Irene Korenski and Nancy Chambers; and a brother, Larry "Buck" Archer.
Joe was past master of Rosedale Masonic Lodge 259, a member of Twelve Points Masonic Lodge 769, a 33 degree Scottish Rite Mason. Joe also enjoyed being outdoors, hunting and fishing.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, from 3 until 7 p.m. in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, with a Masonic memorial service at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, with the Rev. Ron Hatley officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be left at:
Published on January 8, 2018