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Cass Louis Archer

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Cass Louis Archer, faithful Christian, devoted husband and father, and dedicated college math professor, died Tuesday at his home in San Angelo. He was 86. Cass was born June 1, 1924, in Spearman, Texas, to Charles O. and Jessie (Karr) Archer. He had five brothers and two sisters. He married Irma Ruth Fulbright July 25, 1953, in McLean, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943-46. After his service he studied at the University of Texas, earning bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees in mathematics. He taught mathematics for 32 years, including serving as the head of the math department at Angelo State University from...
Cass Louis Archer, faithful Christian, devoted husband and father, and dedicated college math professor, died Tuesday at his home in San Angelo. He was 86.
Cass was born June 1, 1924, in Spearman, Texas, to Charles O. and Jessie (Karr) Archer. He had five brothers and two sisters. He married Irma Ruth Fulbright July 25, 1953, in McLean, Texas.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943-46. After his service he studied at the University of Texas, earning bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees in mathematics. He taught mathematics for 32 years, including serving as the head of the math department at Angelo State University from 1959-84. He also taught math in the Seminole public schools.
A long-time member of the Church of Christ, he served as a deacon and as an elder at Johnson Street Church of Christ. He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa, a professional association of educators, and a member of the Rotary Club for many years.
He was known for his dry wit and keen sense of humor. He loved traveling and gardening.
He is survived by his wife, Irma, of the home; a brother, Coleman Archer of North Richland Hills; children, Laura Wells and her husband, Cris, of Hurst; Deborah Pratt and her husband, Andrew, of Lawrenceville, N.J.; and Tim Archer and his wife, Carolina, of Abilene; seven grandchildren, Aaron Wells and his wife, Cecilia, Michael Wells, Philip Wells, Ben Pratt, Lauren Pratt, Daniel Archer, and Andrea Archer.
Visitation will be Friday, May 27, at Johnson's Funeral Home with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m.
Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, May 28, at Johnson Street Church of Christ, with Tommy King, minister of the church, officiating. Burial will follow at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens in San Angelo. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
The family wishes to express its gratitude to the staff of Shannon Home Health Services and Hospice of San Angelo for the loving care given to our husband and father.
Memorial donations may be made to Herald of Truth Ministries in Abilene, Texas, or to Hospice of San Angelo.
Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at johnsons-funeralhome.com

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