Roy Frank Archer

April 14, 1917December 13, 2010

Roy Frank Archer “Mr. Moe”, 93, of Beaumont, passed away Monday, December 13, 2010 at his residence. He was born April 14, 1917 in Roganville, Texas to John Henry and Lou Griner Archer. Roy was the epitome of self sacrifice; he was a wonderful provider to his family and friends. He never met a stranger, befriending and caring for Lamar International students. Roy moved from Roganville to Kirbyville where he worked as a soda jerk in his father’s drug store. He moved to Beaumont and worked as a welder in the shipyards. During WWII Roy felt called to serve his country in the U.S. Army. He fought in the European theater liberating towns as they moved through Germany. Roy was a 67 year Mason and retired from Mobil Oil after 36 years of service. Mr. Archer is survived by his wife of 60 years, Patricia Archer; daughter, Lynn Callas; sons, Rodney Archer and wife Suzanne, Gary Archer and wife Denise; grandchildren, Jessica, Ashley, Joshua, Kaileigh, Jeff and Scott; great grandchildren, Ryann and Jake; brother, John Henry Archer and a nephew. Visitation will take place Thursday, December 16, 2010 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 17, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church. Interment to follow in the Garden of Love, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.


  • Visitation Thursday, December 16, 2010
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 17, 2010

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Larry Hinson

December 17, 2010

Sorry to hear about your lost Rodney. My prayers are with you and your family.

Kory Doolittle

December 17, 2010

I love you all. I am so sorry for his loss. He was an amazing husband, father and grandpa. Pa will be forever remembered and forever missed. May he know rest in peace and join the heavenly angels above.

Lynde Moore

December 16, 2010

Lynn - I remember your dad having so much patience with us as we were being giggling teenagers. He was always nice to us. So sorry about his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Karen White Tate

December 15, 2010

Lynnn - My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great loss.....I have many fond memories of your parents. Sincerely, Karen

December 15, 2010

The best neighbor ever! Always so patient with the boys being in the street and in his yard...........many fond memories. He will be missed terribly.

The Andels

Miriam Cade Nichol

December 15, 2010

Mrs.Archer, Lynn, Todd and Rod. Mr.Archer was a great man and he always would take care of us(Lynn's friends) when we were at your house for slumber parties.You are in my prayers

Jamie Cunningham

December 15, 2010

Gary your dad seemed like an awesome guy, I know he will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jamie


December 15, 2010

my condolences to the family,i will truly miss Mr.roy but i will never forget him and the war stories and most of all his his funny jokes he told. may he rest in peace. Mrs Pat may you alway find peace and God,s blessing. i will keep you in my prayer and thoughts love YOU

John Applebach

December 15, 2010

I am very sorry for the loss. I am sure that so many good memories will comfort you all in this time of sadness.

Laurie Helmke Jordan

December 15, 2010

I'm so sorry for your loss. Rod, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. With heartfelt sympathy,