Family of the Month – July 2018

Keith & Mary Archer
Keith & Mary Archer
Keith & Mary Archer arrive to work their shifts at the concessions stands during the July 2018 Little League World Series at Valley Ridge Park in Cedar Hill.

Keith and Mary Archer

How many Council 8157 members met their wives at Holy Spirit? OK, how many did so in the community center gym? While playing volleyball? The Archers did so in 1988 and have been married for 29 years. Keith joined our council in May, and the couple came out and helped at our Valley Ridge youth baseball concession stand multiple times within weeks of his induction. Mary works at AT&T in downtown Dallas. Keith, who’s from Oklahoma City, is a project manager for Weldon Tools. He eager participates in multiple Catholic endeavors, including prison ministry. Keith unabashedly connects his devotion to the faith to being a four-time cancer survivor. “I try to give back as much as a I can,” he said, “So many people have been praying for me for so many years.” At the council’s annual officer installation and awards dinner in early July, the Archers handed out St. Benedict crucifixes to each of the ladies in attendance.

The Archers working their shift at the concession stand alongside Lady Frances Miller and Knights Wendell Jean Pierre and James Smith.