|Birth: ||Jun. 25, 1927|
|Death: ||Nov. 22, 2011|
John H. "Jack" Plank, Jr., 84 yrs., of Narvon, formerly of Honey Brook, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at his home.
He was born in Chester Co. on June 25, 1927. He was the son of the late J. Horace Sr. and Alice (Patton) Plank. He was the husband of Letty (Martin) Plank, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage.
Jack was retired in 1987 as a truck driver, having worked for Lancaster Transportation Company, Leaman Transportation and Pepperidge Farms. He served his country in the US Army during WW II in Japan with the Occupational Forces. Jack attended Honey Brook High School and Cash High School.
He was very active in the Honey Brook community, as a lifetime member of the Honey Brook Fire Co., where he served as the firemen's carnival chairman for over 25 yrs., served Honey Brook Borough Council for 30 yrs., as a member of the Honey Brook United Methodist Church, the Howell Lodge #405 of F. & A. M., the former Honey Brook V.F.W. Post #5997, where he served as quartermaster for 40 years and the Charles E. Ludwick V.F.W. Post #7362 of New Holland.
Jack was preceded in death by a daughter, Judith Plank-Lackey; a grandson, James A. Plank, Jr.; 2 brothers, James and Harold Plank; and a sister, Margaret Hartz.
He is survived by a son, James A. Sr. and his wife Wanita Plank of Narvon; a daughter, Linda P. and her husband Randy Slabik of Spring City; and 3 grandchildren.
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Honey Brook Methodist Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of Jack to the Honey Brook Fire Company, PO Box 408, Honey Brook, PA 19344-0408.
Arrangements by The Labs Funeral Home, Inc. of Honey Brook, Pa.
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era 11/26/2011
John Horace Plank (1891 - 1952)
Alice M Plank (1892 - 1936)
Judith Plank Lackey (1949 - 1987)*
Robert Harold Plank (1915 - 1918)*
Margaret F Plank Hartz (1916 - 2005)*
James Elmer Plank (1918 - 1918)*
John H Plank (1927 - 2011)
Honey Brook United Methodist Church Cemetery
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Nov 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81013349