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Archer H. Futch

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Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:00 am

Archer H. Futch, a long-time resident of Livermore, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Columbus, GA, at the age of 90. He was born in Monroe, NC and lived in Monroe and Charlotte until his 18th birthday when he was drafted into the U.S. Army. He served with the 80th Infantry Division in Europe during WWII and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge and the Purple Heart for wounds he received while fighting in France. He served as a guard during the Nuremburg trials following the war.

Upon being discharged, he returned to North Carolina where he was admitted into the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study physics. He subsequently attended the University of Maryland where he received his PhD in Physics.

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