Light, Archie Howard
Archie Howard Light, 86, of Christiansburg, went home to be with the Lord on November 17, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac and Leumma Ferris Light; his first wife, Capitola Light; son, Billy Light; sisters, Fannie Spradlin and Bonnie Hinkley; and brother, Chester Light.
Archie is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Light; children, Joyce Harris and husband, Winfred, David Light and wife, Terry, and James Farley and wife, Joyce; step-son, Jackie Akers and wife, Ellen; grandchildren, Teresa Patrick and husband, Mark, Randy Harris and wife, Roberta, Kenny Light and wife, Michelle, and Justin Farley and wife, Deb; step-granddaughter, Tracy Barley and husband, Jason; great-grandchildren, Ashley and Stephen Patrick, Madison, Katelyn, and Riley Farley; step-great-grandchildren, Camden Mielnicki, Kane Whitlock, Brooke Whitlock, and Toby Early; brother, Ray Light and wife, Frances of Salem; as well as nieces and nephews.
Archie was a faithful member of Open Door Baptist Church for over 30 years. He loved the Lord, his animals, and playing his accordion. Archie always had a smile on his face and was a wonderful, kind and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, from 5-8 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Open Door Baptist Church, 3995 Roanoke Road, Christiansburg, with Pastor Michael J. Johnston and Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.