Tommy R. Plunkett, 84, of Union Grove, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Friday, October 21, 2022 at Hospice Alliance Hospice House.
He was born on May 16, 1938 to the late Orby Lee and Fleeta Mae (Rogers) Plunkett in Vina Alabama. He was educated in the schools of Illinois and Mississippi.
On January 23, 1960 he married the love of his life Sandra M. Harper in Zion, IL. She preceded him in death on July 18, 2020.
Tommy worked at AMC/Chrysler as a pipefitter for many years, retiring on May 31, 1998. He was a member of Local UAW #72.
Tommy was a former Deacon at Bethel Baptist Church in Nettleton, MS.
Tommy enjoyed fishing, playing guitar, writing songs and loved getting together with family.
Tommy is survived by his children Tommy (Roxanne) Plunkett, Johnny (Carrie) Plunkett and Lisa Plunkett, his grandchildren Johnny (Melissa) Roberts, Shaley (Matt Morgan) Plunkett, Kelsi (Matt Williams) Beecher, Jordan (Bree Boggs) Beecher, Janae (Dustin Wamboldt) Plunkett, Tyler (Sarah Gruhn) Beecher and Nicholas Beecher and his great granddaughters Izabelle Roberts, Lucy Williams and Blaike Beecher.
He is preceded in death by brothers Jim, Jr, and Horace and a sister Patricia.
Private Graveside Services were held.