George Archibald, Jr. Rest in Peace

We mourn the passing of a giant.

Mr. Archibald made the best ribs in the world, hands down.  People may dispute whether his achievement counts as an art or a craft, but everyone who has eaten the ribs at Archibald’s knows that he achieved greatness.

Here’s the family Facebook post:

Woodrow Washington added 3 new photos — with Tammy Wallace and 11 others.

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Sunday we lost my Uncle George Archibald Jr. He was the SECOND GENERATION to continue the Archibald’s LEGACY. He worked over 50 years bringing smiles to the ones searching for the greatest Barbecue in the world. George was one of GREATEST PIT MASTER in the game. He lived his life with one of the biggest heart for others. I ask that you keep our Family in your prayers. The funeral arrangements are below.

Funeral: Saturday 11:00 at New Zion Church in Northport

Visitation (Viewing): 12:00-5:00 @ Wills Funeral Home


Mr Archibald mastered the art (or craft) of cooking ribs from his father, George, Sr. Archibald’s has been run by Tray Archibald for some time.  He continues the family tradition of making superb ribs.



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