Archie Reach


Mr. Archie Reach, 79, of Opelika passed away Aug. 11 at EAMC. A graveside service was held 2 p.m. on Aug. 14 at Garden Hills Cemetery, with visitation beginning at noon at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.

Mr. Reach was retired from the Army National Guard with over 20 years of service, and also from the Opelika Fire Dept, during this time he received multiple awards of appreciation for his service. He continued to work with the Lee County EMA part time up until his death. He was also responsible with others for starting he Beulah Volunteer Fire Department.

He was a loving father to his daughter, Renee and a friend and mentor to many. He was a very special man and loved by all who knew him.

Mr. Reach is survived by his daughter Renee Reach (Leigh); brothers Joe Reach, Jack Reach; grandchildren: RiLeigh; girlfriend: Sharon Wilson; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.


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