Phillip Archer

Phillip Archer, 67, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Phillip was born in Greencastle on June 27, 1956, the son of Joseph and Mary (Smith) Archer, and was a 1974 graduate of Greencastle High School. He also attended Indiana State University.

Mr. Archer was a member of the Elks Lodge #1077. He worked in management for Walmart for 30 years.

He enjoyed playing in adult basketball and softball leagues. He met his wife in a softball league. He was a big supporter of IU, the Pacers and the Colts. He was an avid recumbent bicycle rider and enjoyed hacking up golf courses. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Sue Archer; his daughter, Deana Lynn Hunter (Steven); his son, Phillip Joseph Archer (Cristina); seven siblings, Barbara McClain (Tim) of St. Petersburg, Fla., Mark Archer (Sue) of Greencastle, Edward Archer of Indianapolis, John Archer (Margie) of Danville, Susan Parker of Sarasota, Fla., Dolores “Dee Dee” Browne (Bill) of Sarasota, Fla., and Patricia Monnett (Jen) of Sarasota, Fla.; four grandchildren, Zachory Hunter, Tyler Long (Makay), Joshua Hunter and Maria Archer; a great-granddaughter, Sylvia Long; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Teresa Rohl; and his brother-in-law, Bill Rohl.

Services will be held 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26 and one hour prior to time of service on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Greencastle Elks or the Simon Cancer Center, 535 Barnhill Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

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