John Westfall Plummer
John Westfall Plummer, 90, lifelong resident of Catlettsburg, Ky., went to be with his Lord Thursday morning November 21, 2019, at his home.
Mr. Plummer was born March 18, 1929, in Catlettsburg, to the late Westfall W. Plummer and Naomi Wechsler Plummer Brown.
His step-father Vernard Brown also preceded him in death.
John was a 1947 graduate of Thomas R. Brown High School, and he served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married the love of his life on January 6, 1951, and their home was blessed with two sons. He retired in 1986 from Gould Batteries, Inc. as a Supervisor. He was a past Scout Master with Troop 121 (Ashland Oil), he enjoyed golfing, and was a faithful member of Oakland Avenue Baptist Church, where he served as a greeter and usher for many years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Marianna Weese Plummer; their sons, Philip W. (Kim) Plummer; Mark J. Plummer, all of Catlettsburg; and one grandson, Jacob Plummer. Also surviving is a sister, Patricia (Carl) Larsen of Florida; and two nieces, Jackie Heighton and Angela Gregory, both of Ironton, Ohio.
A funeral service for Mr. Plummer will be at 1 p.m., Saturday November 23, 2019, at the Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, 2702 Panola Street in Catlettsburg, with Pastor Mike Blankenship officiating. Final resting place in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, with Military Honors by Post 93 of Kenova, W.Va, and the U.S. Navy. Visiting hours are 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his church, Oakland Avenue Baptist Church, 3265 Oakland Avenue, Catlettsburg, KY 41129.
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Mark and Beth Wills
Dec 11, 2019
Here or in heaven, our memories are smiles. John's kindnesses are impressed on our hearts and still live on. The smallest action declared him as Jesus' own and called to those around him. See you again, love Beth and Mark Wills