Archie English Jr, 80, passed away January 12, 2018 at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital. Archie leaves behind his wife of 53 years Doris English, whom he adored and his two daughters Linda Hailey and Wendy Kush. Archie also leaves behind his two precious grandchildren Nicklaus Bacs and Skylar Hailey who were his pride and joy. Other survivors include his seven brothers and two sisters who reside in Kentucky, where Archie was born and raised until he entered the United States Navy in 1955. Archie served honorably in the U.S. Navy until retiring as a Senior Chief in 1975. He is a veteran of the Vietnam War. Archie went on to work as a General Foreman Engineer Technician at N.O.B. Powerplant until retiring in 1997. Archie was a quiet, gentle, caring, loving, non-judgemental soul. He was always first to lend a helping hand. Archie was known in his neighborhood for his amazing green thumb, beautiful green lawn and his evergoing DIY projects (Macgyver). A funeral service will be held for Archie on Wednesday, January 17th at Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel 5792 Greenwich Rd. VA Beach, VA 23462 at 11am. Burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, family is asking for donations to be made to the American Heart Association.
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