Eugene "Gene" F. Archer, 90 of Zanesville, Ohio passed peacefully surrounded by his family March 6, 2019, at Clay Gardens Place.
He was born Sunday, April 29, 1928 in Zanesville, OH the son of Francis and Rosa M (Hughes) Archer. He married Billie Ann Vaughn on Saturday, August 5, 1950, and was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church.
Gene was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army Air Corps.
He was a Member of Teamsters Union Local 637, VFW Post 1058 and American Legion Post 29.
He retired from Consolidated Freight Ways following many years of service.
Gene was the man his family always looked to for help and advice; willing to give a hand to anyone who needed it.
Gene is survived by his loving wife of over 68 years: Billie Ann; two sons: Daniel (Helena) Archer of Hopewell, Ohio and Mike (Suzanne) Archer of Mooresville, IN, five grandchildren: Kelly Archer, Danyel (Jacob) Durant, Kasey (Jeremy) Foster, Austin Archer and Chelsea Archer; four great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; three siblings: Rosemary Baker, Carl (Sharon) Archer and Ed (Carol) Archer and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by an infant son: Francis Eugene Archer; siblings: Eleanor, John, Theresa, James and Hugh Archer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 1:30 PM, March 9, 2019, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church.
Gene will be laid to rest in Zanesville Memorial Park with the United States Air Force, VFW Post 1058 and American Legion Post 29 conducting full military honors.