Published 10:14 am Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Archie Lacey passed away on Nov. 17, 2020, in San Monica, Calif. He was the oldest of 15 siblings and a 1961 graduate of Rosa A. Temple High School. After graduation, he left Vicksburg to permanently live in Santa Monica, Calif. He was very proud of his over a 40-year career in sales, construction and electrical work.
Preceded in death by his parents, Laura Brown Anderson, Leroy Lacey, and Eugene Anderson Sr.; one brother, David “Jones” Anderson; and one sister, Carrol Ann Anderson.
He leaves to cherish his memories one daughter; Cheryn Lacey, Las Vegas, Nev.; two sons, Eric Lacey, Cincinnati, Ohio and Matthew Lacey, Castor, La.; one granddaughter, Wren, Las Vegas, Nev.; eight brothers, James (Gisele) Anderson Sr., Garland, Texas, Larry (Diane) Anderson, Blythewood, S.C.; Eugene Jr. (Patricia), Austin, Curtis, Melvin, Carl, and Howard Anderson, Vicksburg; four sisters, Barbara (Kevin) Smith, Lithonia, Ga.; Mary Anderson, Irma Lee (Virdell Sr) Lewis and Lula (Albert) Butler, Vicksburg; two uncles, Jack (Vickie) Brown Jr., Los Angeles and Charlie (Alma) Brown, Vicksburg; a host of over 100 nieces, nephews, other family and friends all over California and Mississippi.
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Due to Covid, Archie was finally laid to rest on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Inglewood Cemetery Mortuary in Inglewood, Calif.