Jerry Dean Archer

May 18, 1955 ~ January 19, 2019 (age 63)


  Dillman-Scott Funeral Home

Jerry Dean Archer, 63 of Paoli passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany, Indiana.   He was born on May 18, 1955 in Bedford, Indiana to William (Bill) L. Archer and Mary Catherine York Archer. He married Debra Sue Crowder on February 9, 1974.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Melissa Kee, two brothers, Rick and William Jr. Archer.

He was a graduate of Paoli High School, class of 1973.

He was of Christian Faith

In his early days, he worked for Orange County Locker plant and Riverview Farms in Orleans, Indiana.  He became a long hauling trucker for many year’s working for his father-in-law, Norman Crowder. Then he hauled for Mitchell Transport, Kern’s Trucking and Schilli Trucking, traveling to forty-eight states.  Then he became a heavy equipment operator for Calcar and Cave Quarries for twenty-one years.

He loved to spend time with his grandchildren, family, friends and his dog Bandit and Blue. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and mushroom hunter.

Survivors include:

His Wife:

                 Debra Sue Crowder,                                        Paoli, Indiana


                Jerry Archer Jr.,                                                Paoli, Indiana


                Shawna and David Bennett,                             Paoli, Indiana


                Frank and Debi Archer,                                    Eustis, Florida   


                 Vicky Lynd,                                                      Paoli, Indiana

                Christina Dillard,                                               Paoli, Indiana    


                Nancy Leatherman,                                          Paoli, Indiana    

Also surviving Jerry Dean Archer, are six grandchildren, Karli, Ashley, Ava, Maverick Archer and  Shania and David Bennett. Several nieces, nephews and cousins

Memorial Services will be 4:00 P.M.  Saturday January 26, 2019 at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home.   Visitation to be held Saturday January 26, 2019 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, 226 West Campbell Street, Paoli, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made for funeral expenses.                         

Arrangements made by Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, 226 W. Campbell Street, Paoli, IN 47454. 

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January 26, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

Memorial Service
January 26, 2019

4:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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