Jan Duane Archer

Published 8:17 pm Tuesday, August 23, 2011

August 22, 2011

Jan Duane Archer, 67, of Zuni, Va., passed away on Aug. 22, 2011. A native of Butler County, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph Archer and Lucille Moore Archer. He was also predeceased by his wife, Virginia Halahurich Archer. He was a maintenance plumber for the Suffolk Public Schools. Jan served his country by serving in the U.S. Navy and afterwards in the Navy Reserves until retirement and was a member of the AARP.

He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Kellie A. and Steve Redd, of Suffolk, and Michele L. and Mike Marsee, of Zuni; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert M. and Christy Archer, of Carrollton; six grandchildren: Dustyn Bain, Thornton Redd, Zackary Bain, Seth Archer, Hunter Bain, Sarah Archer; a sister, Terri Cammisa; and brothers Joseph Archer and Gary Archer.

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A funeral service will be held at Parr Funeral Home and Crematory, 3515 Robs Drive, Suffolk, Va., on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, at 11 a.m. with Dr. Bryan Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. Friends may join the family at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. for visitation and other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be given to the National Kidney Foundation, c/o NKF Serving Virginia Regional Office, 1742 East Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23328-2202. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.