The Pryor Times

November 2, 2013

Obituary- Plumlee

Staff Reporter

PRYOR, OK — Funeral services for Raymond “Blackie” Plumlee, 90, Salina, are 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Stephens Memorial Chapel.  Pastor Doug Parker will officiate and burial will follow at Ross-Mayes Cemetery, Salina.  Services are entrusted to Stephens Memorial Chapel.

Plumlee was born Sept. 8, 1923 in Locust Grove to Duey and Edith (Brown) Plumlee.  He died Oct. 31, 2013 in Claremore.

He lived in Salina since 1963.   He was a veteran of World War II serving with the United States Army.  While in the Army he was stationed in the Phillipines and New Guinea.  Plumlee was married to his wife Delores on October 13, 1981 in Miami; she preceded him in death.  He was a self-employed roofer.  He was a Charter Member of the Salina VFW Post 5307, and also belonged to the DAV Post 43 and Salina American Legion.  Blackie served on the Disabled Veterans Cemetery Committee and he also help raise money through bingo games for both the VFW and American Legion.  He enjoyed fishing, dancing and attending senior dances.

Plumlee is survived by daughter Judy Castor and husband Kenneth of Bandera, Texas; daughter Gwendolyn Plumlee of Calif.; three sisters, Beulah Walters of Vinita, Daisy Holt of Pryor and Frances Lawrence of Adair; one brother Dallas “Babe” Plumlee of Salina; three grandchildren, Carrie Plumlee of Calif., Kenneth Ray Castor of Bandera, Texas and Wayne Castor and wife Karen of Bandera, Texas; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.  In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his parents; son Raymond; grandson Arthur Castor; five brothers Estel, Mack, Dee, Don and Kenneth; two sisters Ruth Lawrence and Jean Boatright.

The family will receive relatives and friends 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2013 at Stephens Memorial Chapel.

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