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MR. DOUGLAS ARCHIE

WAKE

Friday, October 20, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
First Baptist Church of Progress Village
8722 Progress Boulevard

VISITATION

Friday, October 20, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
First Baptist Church of Progress Village
8722 Progress Boulevard

FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, October 21, 2017
11:00 A.M.
First Baptist Church of Progress Village
8722 Progress Boulevard
INTERMENT

Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

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 10/18/2017 08:13 PM

 

OBITUARY

Mr. Douglas Archie of Tampa passed away Monday, October 9, 2017.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 21, at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Progress Village, 8722 Progress Boulevard, Dr. Sam Maxwell, Senior Teaching Pastor, Minister Todd Hammond, Officiating and Minister Dwayne Sanders, Sr., Eulogist.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Mr. Douglas Archie was a native of Lake County, Florida and a resident of Tampa for 79 years.  He was a graduate of Howard W. Blake High School and a member of First Baptist Church of Progress Village. 

Mr. Archie retired as a Multi-Trade worker for Hillsborough County Fleet Management Department after 30 years of service where he was the first employee to be recognized as "Employee of the Year".   

He was preceded in death by his father, John Archie; mother, Erie Bacon; stepfather, Larry Bacon; daughter, Eunita Archie; brother, Willie Fred Archie; aunts, Altamese Comer, Edythe Johnson, Annie Johnson Himes, and Zelma Johnson Williams; uncles, Theodore Johnson, Leonard James, "LT", Joe B. Johnson, Willie James Johnson, James Johnson and grandmother, Bessie Floyd Johnson. 

He leaves to cherish his memory: his dedicated and loving wife of 50 years, Cora L. Archie; five loving children, Wanda Archie, Douglas John Archie, II, Vickie Johnson, Larry Lamont Archie and Courtnay Archie; 7 grandchildren, Douglas John Archie, III, Leerenzo Johnson, Lance Archie, Diamond Archie, Deenisha Johnson, Leejah Johnson and Dillon Archie; 6 sisters-in-law, Juanita Sails, Josephine Royal, Anita Scott, Aretha Scott, Voncile Scott and Shirley Archie; brother, Lawrence Anderson and wife Rita Anderson; 3 brothers-in-law, Bernard Scott, Nathaniel Scott, John Scott; aunt, Johnie Mae Garner; uncle, Lester Johnson (Mary) of Austin, TX; Godchildren, Eldika Andrews-Powley and Belinda Jennings; lifelong and devoted friends, Charles Wright, James "Fish" Miller, Lizzie Pearl Banks, Dallas Domaine and the entire Progress Village Crew; a host of nephews, nieces, cousin and friends. 

Douglas was an inspiration to the Youth especially to the Progress Village Park for all sports and the Tampa Hurricanes Little League.  He was also a good neighbor and leader in the community. 

The remains will repose and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, October 20 at First Baptist Church of Progress Village, 8722 Progress Boulevard.
 

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