Arthur Chester Archer, III
November 6, 1941 – November 25, 2017
Mr. Arthur Chester Archer, III, 76 years young of Lemoore, passed November 25th, 2017 in Hanford.
He was born on November 6th, 1941 to Arthur Jr. and Dorthea Archer in Darby, PA.
Art joined the US Navy after graduating High School in 1959 and served his Country for 20 years as a Jet Mechanic before retiring from the USN. He then served 20 more years in Civil Service at NAS Lemoore, California.
In 1975 he married Wilma Contreras of Lemoore and just celebrated 42 years of marriage in August 2017
He was very active in the community and an active member to the Fleet Reserve Association for over 30 years.
Art is survived by wife Wilma, Brother George and his wife Lorraine, Sister Amy and her husband Jim, sons Doug and his husband George, David and his wife Ginger, Darryl and his wife Shauna, Dean and his wife Casey, 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, December 1st at St. James Lutheran Church, 1780 Emma Lee Ln. in Hanford. A Celebration of Art's Life, with full Military Honors, will be held at The Fleet Reserve Club 261 located at 788 E. D St. in Lemoore from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, Art's wishes are for donations to be made to the American Cancer Society, 2222 W. Shaw Ave., #201, Fresno, CA 93711.