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Red Plumb

May 31, 1933 — March 11, 2010

Red Plumb

Everett "Red" Plumb, 76, of Antwerp passed away Thursday, March 11th, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

Red was born in Roselms, Ohio on May 31, 1933, a son of the late Alice (Pratt) and Ray Plumb.

He served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War & retired from Dana Weatherhead, Antwerp.

Red was a member of Antwerp American Legion, life member of Antwerp VFW and enjoyed time with his friends on the CB radio & at the Bears Den.

March, 1958 he married Flora "Polly" (Speck) Plumb, who survives.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Polly and daughter, Patty (Herb) Bittinger of Huntertown, IN; sons, Burl (Diane) Bittinger of Marion, IN & Dave (Karen) Plumb of Wrentham, MA; sisters, Marge Rhode of Chicago & Kathy Eager of Harlan, IN; brothers, Frank & Don both of Fort Wayne; 6 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his sisters, Nancy Plumb & Martha Leiter.

His funeral service is Monday 11 am at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp, with viewing one hour prior.

Viewing is also Sunday, 2-6 pm at Dooley's

Memorials are to V.E.T.S.

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