Mark Wade Archer Jr. “Bootie”, 33, of Disputanta, Virginia passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 16, 2022. He was born on December 20, 1988 in Petersburg, Virginia.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Hoover Archer, Sr. and Wavey Archer; nanny Jeanne (Ritchie); nanny, Barbara Haulsee; and stepdad, Scott Giordano.
Mark was an avid fisherman and hunter, was a jack of all trades, loved to play baseball, and was a great cook. He was a loving father, son, brother, friend and loved spending time with his family and friends. He was known for being the “life of the party” and had never met a stranger. The girls were always crazy about him. Mark was caring, kind and funny and will be missed immensely by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Crissy Archer and their children, Harmony, Savannah and Mark III; his son, Adam and his mother, Leslie; his son, Levi and his mother, Becky; his parents, Mark Wade Archer Sr. and his wife, Donna and Martha Ritchie Woodfin and her husband, Lonnie; his brother, Benjamin (Jennifer); his sister, Shannon; grandfather, Charles Haulsee; special friends, Danny Smith, Ben Underwood and Richard Walker and lots of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard Colonial Heights, Virginia, 23834. Interment will be private. The family will receive extended family members and friends immediately after the service at the Fraternal Order of Eagles club, 235 Franklin Street Petersburg, Virginia 23803. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mark’s honor to a substance abuse recovery center of your choosing.