Fancher S. Archer

AZLE Fancher S. Archer, 94, passed away Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at Azle Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Ash Creek Cemetery. Mr. Archer will lie in state at the church from 10 to 11 a.m.

Fancher was born in Hansford County June 3, 1913, to the late Samuel and Grace Upshaw Archer. He received his Business and Law Degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. Fancher practiced law in Amarillo, Austin, Rockport, and Hale Center. He was a Judge and had been the Assistant Attorney General of Texas. Fancher was a Captain in the United States Air Corps and a Veteran of World War II stationed in Calcutta. He loved to write stories and was a published author. Fancher also enjoyed music, line dancing and traveling the world.

He was preceded in death by his brother, John Archer and sister, Blanche Fuller.

Survivors include wife, Leta Archer of Azle; sons, Sam Archer of Austin, Mel Archer of Azle, Guy Morton and wife, Tammi of Argyle, Michael Morton and wife, Carolyn of Azle and Mac S. Morton and wife, Pattie of Sulpher Springs; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Published March 2, 2008

Stephenville Empire-Tribune