Brendan D. Archibald


Brendan David Archibald, 39, of Selbyville, Delaware, died unexpectedly on Friday, September 28, 2012 in Bishopville, Maryland.

Born on September 23, 1973 in Flemington, N.J., he was the son of Rev. David J. and Susan Morris Archibald, of Selbyville, the grandson of Jen and John Morris, of East Chop, and the nephew of Mary Woodcock, also of East Chop. He was a member of St. Martin’s in-the-Field Episcopal Church in Selbyville.

Brendan was a self-employed carpenter, electrician, and he had driven a race car in Tennessee. He absolutely loved fishing on Martha’s Vineyard, and he spent the last two weeks of August on a perfect vacation in East Chop

In addition to his parents and grandparents, he is survived by two children: Lillian Mae Archibald and Ethan David Archibald, both of Selbyville, and his siblings: Alexandra Archibald, of Bloomsbury, N.J.; Lincoln Archibald, of Huntsville, Ala., and John Archibald, of Flemington, N.J. He is also survived by numerous cousins, friends and extended family members.

A Memorial Service is scheduled at St. Martin’s in-the-Field in Selbyville at 11 am, on Saturday, October 6, with Rev. Harry Collins officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions to an organization Brendan loved:, 419 Layfayette St. 2nd Floor; New York, NY 10003.