LOOGOOTEE — Jackson Archer, 90, went to be with his Lord and Savior and wife Bonnie at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Loogootee Nursing Center. He was born Oct. 3, 1921, in Ravenswood, W. Va., to Lucas and Oda (Hall) Archer. He married Bonnie Smith on Dec. 20, 1958, in Shoals, and she preceded him in death Oct. 30, 2006. Jack was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, serving with the 605th Medical Clearing Company in World War II in New Guinea, South Philippines, Luzon and Leyte. He received the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with three Bronze Stars, and Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victory Medal. Jack was a member and faithful attendee of Faith Baptist Church in Loogootee. He served as a Republican precinct committeeman for 30 years and received an award for 65 years as a member of the No. 669 Sprinkler Fitters Road Union after working 37 years as a sprinkler fitter, 22 years of which he was a foreman. He will be deeply missed by his family including Larry and Heather Archer of Thornton, Colo., Deann Gibilato of California, Randy and Tracy Archer of Washington, Kevin and Gloria Kirk of Odessa, Texas, Patty and Buddy Thomas, Mike and Debby Kirk, and Shelia and Jim Lilly, all of Loogootee; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Oletta Gomitz of Lore City, Ohio, and Pearl Tallman of Ravenswood; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. He is preceded in death by his wife Bonnie; parents; a sister, Alice Pritchett; and one grandson, Joshua Kirk. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Baptist Church, with Pastor Jim Lilly officiating. Burial will be in Goodwill Cemetery, with military rites conducted by Loogootee American Legion and V.F.W. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee, and after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Preferred memorials are to Gideon’s International. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be made online at www.queenlee.com.