Clarence Herb Archer, 74, of Sadieville, Kentucky, formerly of La Follette, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was born on December 9, 1945, in Harlan, Kentucky, son of the late Frank and Gladys (Sowder) Archer. Besides his parents, Herb was preceded in death by two sisters, Charlotte Walker and Thelma Householder; one brother, Raymond Archer. Herb served in the United States Army National Guard and was a member of American Legion Post #24. He was an avid carpenter, enjoyed gardening, hunting, playing poker and spending time with his beloved grandchildren. Herb, along with his brother Bill, played Little League Baseball in its very first season in La Follette.
Herb was the husband of Charlotte (Elliott) Archer. In addition to his wife, Herb is survived by two daughters, Susan (Steven) Conner and Tonya (Phillip) Boyd; his son, Jonathan “J.D.” (Shannan) Archer; four grandchildren, Jared Thomas Baker, Elisha Boyd, Lucy Conner and Preston Archer; seven step-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara Petitt and Mildred Baird; one brother, William “Bill” Frank Archer; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 22, from 11am until 1pm at Johnson’s Funeral Home. There will be a graveside service at Sadieville Cemetery with full military honors provided by American Legion Post #24 Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be directed to Sadieville Christian Church, 245 Main Street, Sadieville, Kentucky 40370, Moms of Trach Babies at www.momsoftrachbabies.com or to the American Legion Post #24, 220 Connector Road, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324.
Johnson’s Funeral Home of Georgetown, Kentucky, is in charge of the arrangements.