Jefferson City, MO 75° View Live Radar Fri H 85° L 68° Sat H 87° L 66° Sun H 92° L 70° Weather Sponsored By:

Longtime St. Louis journalist Archibald dies

Longtime St. Louis journalist Archibald dies

January 4th, 2011 in News

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Funeral arrangements are pending for longtime St. Louis journalist John J. Archibald.

Relatives told, the website for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, that Archibald died Monday at St. Mary's Health Center in suburban St. Louis. He was 83 and suffered a stroke about two years ago.

Archibald began a four-decade career at the Post-Dispatch after graduating from the University of Missouri in 1949. Over the years he was a sportswriter, feature writer, even a TV critic.

But he is perhaps best known as the newspaper's bowling columnist. The Professional Bowling Association selected him as a member of its Hall of fame for meritorious service.


Information from: