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“Your dad was a very special man. He will be missed. I'm happy you had him for so many years.Alice Perritt ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Alice Perritt - Columbia, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to his entire family. Please know that we are thinking about you in this time of sorrow. Keeping you in our hearts....Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Dorance & Kathy Thompson - OH

“Dear Denise & Family,Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved father. May he rest in peace.Prayers of comfort and peace.With our sympathy...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Gisela Dossey - Cincinnati, OH

“My heart goes out to you for your deep loss you must be feeling for your beloved Vernon. How sad to lose someone so loved and so needed. May you...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family of Vernon prayers are with you during this time I took care of Vernon at Elmwood and will miss my buddyAfter my work was done we would...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Mindy Douglas - Jackson center, OH


6 of 11 | Posted by: mindy Douglas - OH

“Prayers to the family at this time.I took care of vernon at elmwood im going to miss my buddy. We would sit and drink coffee, talk ,and did puzzles ...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Mindy Douglas

“Thank You Sir For Your Service To Our Country. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: - Lima, OH

“Family,With a sad heart I offer my deepest sympathies to all of you for your loss. I worked with Vern several years as Maintenance Secretary. He...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Jo Ann Mizek - Wapakoneta, OH

“Uncle Vernon, Rejoicing in knowing you are in heaven. It will be sad here down below for a little bit but, will rejoice in knowing you are home. ...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: lawrence archer - indianapolis, IN

“Our hearts are with the family ”
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Vernon A. Archer, age 90 of New Bremen and formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 3:37 p.m., Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen. He was born August 7, 1926 in Uniopolis, Auglaize County, Ohio; to the late Ferdinand and Velma Gearhart Archer. On July 3, 1947 he married Marilyn Jean Spyker Archer, who died April 11, 1992. He then married Linda L. Tunks Turner, who died September 2, 2015.

He retired after 36 years from Standard Oil, was a member of Westview United Methodist Church of Cridersville and enjoyed history. Vernon was a medic in the U.S. Navy. He was active in the Lions, Historical Society, and the American Legion Post all of Cridersville.

He is survived by 4 daughters - Susan (Terry) Phillips of New Carlisle, OH; Cathy (Gene, died February 2013) Tester of Wapakoneta; Karen (Ken) Slattery of Beavercreek, OH; Denise (Ron) Maidon of Cridersville; 8 grandchildren - Jenny (Rick) Axe, Kristi (Damon Martin) Tester, Joshua (Jennifer) Tester, Eric (Tonia) Rhodes, Matthew (Megan) Slattery, Michelle (Matthew) Stanley, Heather (Larry) Fischer, and Scott (Liz) Phillips ; 11 great grandchildren - Dillon Axe, Chelsea Slattery, Kayli Slattery, Ben Fischer, Alex Fischer, Christopher Phillips, Camden Tester, Olivia Tester, Sadie Rhodes, Eli Rhodes, and Silas Rhodes; 3 step sons - Rick (Gina) Turner of Wapakoneta; Walter (Anne) Turner II of Wapakoneta; Scott (Traci) Turner of Wapakoneta; a step daughter - Roxanne (Rick) Dailey of Cridersville; 7 step grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers - Melyn Archer, Leonard Archer, Marion Archer, Norman Archer, Earl Harrison; his sisters - Margarite Archer Hector, and Evelyn Archer Rehn, and a brother-in-law - Dale Spyker.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Private graveside services will be at a later date in St. Matthew Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, The American Lung Association, or Dementia Society of America.