W. J. Plummer
- July 11, 1928 - April 12, 2012
- Lonoke, Arkansas
of W. J.'s Passing
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“My very deepest sympathy to you, Martha and your family. Went on several trail rides, my husband, Bob, and I with ya'll and always liked to talk...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Rita Rochelle - Good Hope, IL
“Pawpaw was the greatest. There is no other like him. He was always the one that u could turn to with any problem. An ear to listen, a shoulder to cry...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Jared and Brandy Cook - Swifton, AR
“To the Plummer Families,
God be with you during this time of grief. It is very hard to lose a parent and I know that you find comfort in knowing...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Nita Benafield Wilson - Lonoke, AR
You will surely be missed but will remain in our hearts forever. You always had patience with us growing up and were the kindest...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Brian, Emily, and Zane Gilbert - AR
“Pawpaw was a great man, father, husband and grandfather. I will never forget when i was a little boy him leading me around on the horse in the yard. ...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Blake and Amanda Gilbert - AR
“Wanda and Connie,
Richard and I want to extend are deepest sympathies to you for the loss of your dad. We've been part of each others families for...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Cook - Brick, NJ
“I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a good man and a wonderful father. Just know that he is at peace now. His spirit will be with you...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Pam GIlbert Hawkins - Little Rock, AR
“Pawpaw was loved very much and will be missed. Ryan was so proud of his Pawpaw and of the fact that he was in the army. He talks of Pawpaw being in...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Nathan, Leah, and Ryan Cook - AR
“Our hearts are with you. We are saying prayers for strength and peace. We know what a special man your dad and husband was. What a precious gift...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Anne and Tommy Stuart - McGehee, AR
“Eugene, Wanda, Connie, Loretta and Donald Ray,
I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your dad. I have such fond memories of when we were kids...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Rita Benafield Henard - AR
W. J. "Dub" Plummer, 83, of Lonoke, Arkansas, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2012. He was born July 11, 1928, in Austin, Arkansas. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Smyrna Methodist Church which he helped build. He dedicated thirty-five years to the Lonoke County Road Department, retiring as a Lonoke County Road Supervisor. In honor of his dedication to the County of Lonoke, a road was named after him. He was an avid horse lover, enjoyed trail rides, sleigh rides, and participating in the Lonoke County mule pulls. He enjoyed coon hunting and had a love for the great outdoors.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Margaret Plummer, two sisters, one brother, and one son. He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Martha Sue Plummer; two sons; three daughters; eight grandsons; three granddaughters; four great-grandsons; two sisters; and a host of nieces and nephews.
We want to express our heartfelt appreciation to all the loving caregivers who came into Daddy's and our lives.
Family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012, at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with funeral to follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons and nephews.