Henry Howard Plunk Jr., of Jacksonville, was born on July 19, 1931 in Finger, TN to Henry Plunk Sr. and Albia Plunk. Henry passed away on the morning of September 8, 2021, at the age of 90.
Henry and Phyllis, his wife of 35 years, were avid RV’ers and loved to travel to various bluegrass festivals. Henry was a talented guitarist and had a deep love for his pets.
Henry was a perpetual member of Jacinto Lodge #216 in Jacksonville, A&A of Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, S.J. and a life member of Bendemeer Grotto. Henry was also a member of Levy Baptist Church in Levy, AR.
Henry retired after 20 years of honorable service in the U.S. Air Force. Following his military service, he worked for the Arkansas Highway Department until his retirement.
Henry is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Dwayne, Isaac, Buford, M.E., David, and sister Laverne. He is survived by sisters Minnie Lee, Dorothy, Mary Jane and Allie Mae.
Henry is also survived by his wife Phyllis; sons Bobby (Val) Plunk, Billy Plunk, and daughter Judy (Joe) Rokovich; grandchildren Rachael Corry, Jessica (Scott) Whitener, Alexandra (Josh) Powell, Paige (Nick) Blakeslee, Quentin (Jessica Armstrong) Butterworth, Alexandra (AJ) Moreno, Sandy (Matt Burke) Clark, Jennifer Jones, Billy Bob Fellars, and Dmitriy Kopotilov; as well as a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 6-8pm at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville. Funeral Service will be Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:30am at A Natural State Funeral Service with Full Military Honors interment at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock.
Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400
You have my deepest sympathy and prayers.
Such sad news. My prayers for Phyllis and all of his family. Also remembering the good time we had at RV rallies.
Prayers for the family].
We will miss him at the jam sessions. We go back a long way. Great man of God. Will pray for the family. God bless you in the days ahead.
I will miss seeing your Smiley face Mr. Plunk. Mrs. Phyllis sorry for your loss. Love you SGD Cheryl
My sincere heartfelt condolence to you Phyllis and the entire Plunk family. He was my brother and a trustworthy friend, Nothing can change that and he holds an honored place in my life. Now may the God who sees and and knows all wrap his ever loving arms around you and the family and grant you the peace you so richly deserve. May God bless you all.
Fly high i love you! Prayers for all.
Prayers for your family.