On September 23, 2022 Ernest Archie Dollar Sr. passed away after a long battle with cancer in West Jefferson, North Carolina. He was a native of Chatham County born July 31, 1936 to Ernest and Helen Dollar. Archie graduated from Chapel Hill High School in 1955 and went on to serve in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1959 and again in 1963. Archie received an associate degree in Computer Programming from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and became one of the first employees at the Research Triangle Institute where he retired after 30 years. He married Foye Mae Simms(deceased) in 1954. Archie was preceded in death by his brother Daniel Dollar and survived by his sister Barbara Sparrow. He is also survived by his long-time companion Judy Sheets and family. And his children: Ernest A. and Suzanne Dollar Jr. and Shannon and Michael Green and five grandchildren, Dakota, Elijah, Victoria, Kilby, and Kinsey. He attended Mount Olive Baptist Church in West Jefferson, NC.
Services will be held at Walker’s Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. Visitation will be Wednesday September 28th from 6-8pm and services will be Thursday, September 29th at 1pm, he will be interred in Westwood Cemetery in Carrboro with a graveside service. There will also be a celebration of life in West Jefferson at Mt Olive Baptist Church on Saturday October 1st @ 2pm.