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Archibald "Archie" Lyman Picklesimer

February 22, 1924 ~ March 15, 2019 (age 95)
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Keystone Heights, FL and Highlands, NC


Mr. Archibald “Archie” Lyman Picklesimer, 95, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019 in Keystone Heights, Fl. Mr. Picklesimer was born February 22, 1924 in Macon County to the late Lyman E. Picklesimer and Pearl Maybelle Talley Picklesimer. He was married 64 years to the late Lena Mae Davis Picklesimer who preceded him.  Mr. Archie retired as a supervisor at a plastic manufacturing company; was a former member of the VFW; a WWII Navy veteran; and a member of the Blue Valley Baptist Church.


Archie was born and raised in Highlands, NC.  After serving in the Navy he made his home in Sanford, ME for 44 years before retiring to the mountains of NC which he loved.


Survivors include his son, Glenn R. Picklesimer (Cindy) of Keystone Heights, FL; three grandchildren, Aaron Picklesimer (Sarah), Kelly Hubbard (Michael), and 2nd Lt. US Army Adam Picklesimer; two brothers, Radford Picklesimer and Brandon Picklesimer both of Highlands, NC.


Mr. Picklesimer was preceded in death by brothers Warren, Thornton, and Clark Picklesimer, and sisters Angile Picklesimer and Dorylas Early.


A funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Blue Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Oliver Rice officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church.


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