Robert A. Archer, 46, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on August 13, 2019. Bob was born on January 11, 1973 in Akron and grew up in Cuyahoga Falls. He was a 1991 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School where he took great pride in being part of the Marching Band.
Bob worked at Sterling Jewelers and General Nutrition Center before leaving the workforce. He enjoyed gardening, crafting, his pets, trying new art projects and recently discovered pour painting. He especially loved the cottage on Cape Cod and Marconi Beach where he was married.
Bob is preceded in death by grandparents, Gerald and Virginia Archer, Richard and Maxine Raudebaugh and Robert and Norma Nelson and special pets, Chiffon, Sticky Boo, Z and Pebbles. He will be deeply missed by his husband, Michael Fritz; father, Robert Archer; mother and step-father, Linda and Gary Nelson; and mother-in-law, Beverly (OM) Fritz. He also leaves behind sisters, Jennifer Pettinger, Lori (Mike) Baxter, and Margeaux (Scott) Wert; brother-in-law, John (Natalie) Fritz; nieces, Brandi, Jessica, Becky, Hannah and Paige; nephews, Brian, Jason, Elliott and Joey; many aunts, uncles, great nieces and great nephews; and his pets, Emmy Lou, Beebee and the little birdies.
Calling hours will be Monday, August 19, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM with a memorial service immediately following at Newcomer Akron, 131 North Canton Road, Akron, OH 44305. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Robert's honor to the Epilepsy Foundation at Epilepsy.com.