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Thomas Gordon Archey, age 86

Thomas Gordon Archey, 86, left this Earth to join the love of his life, Elnora Archey, in Heaven on November 20, 2020.  He was born on September 18, 1934 in Londonderry, Ohio to the late David Allen and Ollie May (Rister) Archey.

He was a Heavy Equipment Operator for many years.  He loved telling jokes, fishing, singing crazy made up songs, and playing card games. He loved celebrating his favorite holiday, Easter, the resurrection of Jesus, Our Savior.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Elnora Archey; his parents; his son Terry Archey; his siblings Mildred Fout, Hester Paugh, William, Ernest, Calvin, Ralph, David H. and Pete Archey.

Thomas leaves behind to cherish his memory his children Steve Allen Archey, Karen Traquair (Skip), Judith Wells, Marilyn Staton (John), and Anna Whittiker (Jeffrey); 15 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; his siblings Dola Powell, Sharon Hutchinson (Marty), Marge Fout and Mary Merkwan (Dennis); a host of extended family and friends.

Graveside service will be Friday, December 4, 2020, at 3:00 PM at Forest Hill Memorial Park, 10200 Hwy 5, Alexander, Arkansas.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.  501-982-3400


  • Karen Traquair Posted November 27, 2020 3:16 PM

    I miss you calling me everyday. Memories keep leaking from my eyes Dad. Until I see you an Mom again, I love you.

  • Dola Powell Posted November 27, 2020 7:10 PM

    I’ll miss you calling and asking about different recipes & reminiscing about days gone by. Love you forever and a day. R.I.P Always your sister, Dola

  • Connie Patterson Posted November 27, 2020 7:13 PM

    Fly high uncle Tom. I’m so glad we got to come visit you. We’ll miss you! Love always

  • Anna Whittiker Posted December 1, 2020 7:41 PM

    You were the best father and grandfather me and my babies could have ever asked for. Love you always an will see you again

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