Archie Creel Sr.
Archie Adrian Creel, Sr. 73, of Englewood, died early Friday morning, December 1, 2017 at Starr Regional Medical Center.
He was a native of Gulfport, Mississippi and a resident of McMinn County Since 2005, and was a son of the late Archie N. and Verna Mae Wade Creel. He was also preceded in death by a sister Peggy A. Ramm and a brother Alvin C. Strickland.
He was a member of Williams Boulevard Baptist Church in Kenner, Louisiana where he served as a deacon. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard for 4 years.
He was associated with Brown Velvet Dairy as a Route Supervisor until his retirement.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Janice Adams Creel of Englewood; son and daughter-in-law, Archie A.,Jr and Tianie Creel of Kenner, LA; thirteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a step-daughter, Shelly Dickenson of Mandeville, La; a step-son and his wife, Kise J. and Kathline Ingle of Kenner, LA; sister and brother-in-law, Ora Mae and Bill Robinson of Madisonville, TN; brother and sister-in-law, Rubin "Pete" and Althea Creel of Knoxville, TN; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will have a Celebration of Life Service on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at his sister's residence in Madisonville.
There will be no formal visitation.