Harry Jackson Plant

Harry Jackson Plant

Birth
Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Death 18 Jan 2005 (aged 82)
Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, USA
Burial Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA
Plot Sec 1D ROW 5A, Site 24
Memorial ID 12826884 · View Source
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Harry Jack Plant was born June 28, 1922 in Columbus, Ga. to Luther Sarge and Goldie Jewell Plant. He was a Navy veteran of WW II. He was an ARM1/c,serving with a SB2C Helldiver squadron VB19 attached to USS Lexington. Mr. Plant
participated in many campaigns in the Pacific including the battles of Leyte Gulf and the Philippine Sea. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and several Air medals, Presidential Unit Citation and the WW II Victory
medal, among others.
Mr. Plant worked for the Western Union Telegraph Co. where he retired as Regional Sales Manager after 39 years of service in 1977. He then went to work for Siemens AG as Regional Sales Manager where he retired in 1984.
He was a Pioneer member of Bent Tree Country Club in Jasper, Ga. where he lived from 1971 until he moved to Daytona Beach in 2004. Mr. Plant enjoyed reading and writing histories of the Plant and Vaughn families and
he also wrote a book of his experiences in World War II.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Caroline; sons, the Rev. Jackson Plant, Crofton, Md., William Plant, Woodstock,Ga and Robert Plant, Tallahassee, Fl.; daughter, Barbara Loper, Tallahassee, Fl.; sisters, Kathryn Phillips and Ellen Plant, Columbus, Ga. Five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive. Two brothers, Denton and Robert Plant, preceded him in death.


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ARM2 US NAVY; WORLD WAR II


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  • Added: 30 Dec 2005
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Jackson Plant (28 Jun 1922–18 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12826884, citing Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Jackson Plant (contributor 46818422) .