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Bobby Wayne Plunk

November 10, 1932 — September 5, 2023

Savannah

 

 

Bobby Wayne Plunk

was born in Hardin County, Tennessee on November 10, 1932 the son of the late Delos Marion and Lestral Marie Surratt Plunk.

On November 10, 1951 he was united in marriage to Dossie Lou Newman, who survives.

Bobby served his country proudly in the Army National Guard. He worked for decades in the insurance sales business and also worked in the pharmaceutical industry.  After his retirement in insurance he worked for over 17 years at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Savannah, where he was always there to assist families during visitations and occasionally worked funeral services, until his retirement in 2020.  Bobby was a member for 65 years at First Baptist Church in Savannah, Tennessee, where he served as a deacon and teacher.  Bobby was raised on a farm and enjoyed being outdoors and raising cattle on his farm in Counce, Tennessee.  He loved spending time with his family and Bobby and Dossie Lou were inseparable for 72 years. 

Bobby departed this life on Tuesday, September 5, 2023 in Savannah, Tennessee at the age of 90 years, 9 months, and 26 days.

In addition to his wife, Dossie Lou of Savannah, Tennessee, he is survived by his children, Dennis W. Plunk and his wife Donna of Savannah, Tennessee, and Tammi L. Outlaw and her husband David of Bartlett, Tennessee; grandchildren, Nathan H. Plunk and his wife Shelley, Wesley J. Plunk and his wife Jessica, and Ethan Allen Outlaw and his wife Caroline; and great grandchildren, Nolan Plunk, Claire Plunk, Cannon Plunk, Sawyer Plunk, Winston Plunk,Graham Plunk, and Sebastian Plunk, due in September.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Delos Marion and Lestral Marie Plunk; one son, Stacy Allan Plunk; and two brothers, Harold G. Plunk and Billy Max Plunk.

Memorial donations may be made to: First Baptist Church Youth Fund, 145 Main Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 8, 2023

10:30am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Savannah

145 Main St, Savannah, TN

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Funeral Service

Friday, September 8, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Savannah

145 Main St, Savannah, TN

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Interment

Friday, September 8, 2023

Hardin Co Memory Gardens

17361 TN-69, Savannah, TN 38372

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