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Obituary of Archie Stanton – Springfield, VA

SPRINGFIELD – Dr. Archie C. Stanton, Jr., 91, born in Norfolk, died Saturday, January 27, 2007 in Springfield, Virginia. After serving in World War II as a medical supply officer and surgeon’s assistant, Archie graduated from the Medical College of Virginia. He was a founding partner of Peninsula Orthopedics Associates in Newport News and served the Peninsula as an orthopedic surgeon for more than 25 years before retiring in 1980. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Kathleen H. Stanton. Survivors include his four children, Patricia Lee Stanton, Robert S. Stanton, Kathleen S. Richardson and Ann S. Parker; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Jordan; a sister-in-law, Virginia H. Barritt; six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A private memorial service for family only will be held at Peninsula Funeral Home in Newport News, followed by burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6315 N. Center Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502 or another favorite charity. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.