The Obit For Percy Plyn

Percy S. Plyn Jr.

Published in Lake City Reporter on February 17, 2010

Mr. Percy S. Plyn, Jr., 84, of Lake City, died Sunday, February 14, 2010 in the Hospice of the V.A. Medical Center in Lake City following an extended illness.

A native and longtime resident of Hillsboro County, Florida, Mr. Plyn had lived in the Lake City area since 1993 having moved here from Tampa.

Mr. Plyn was a veteran of the United States Navy having served in W.W. II. He worked for the Lykes Corporation for fifteen years and worked for more than ten years prior to retiring from his position as an electrical inspector for the City of Tampa.

Prior to serving in the military Mr. Plyn had been a professional baseball player with Detroit. He was an active member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Mr. Plyn is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Marie T. Plyn; his son and daughter-in-law, Randall & Cheryl Plyn of Lake City and his daughter and son-in-law, Sherri & Scott Kaeck of Sanderson, Florida; two grandsons, Caleb Kaeck of Sanderson and Jason Plyn of Lake City; two grand-daughters, Rachel Griffis of Olustee and Madison Plyn of Lake City. His three great-grandsons, Brody Griffis, Kelton Kaeck, and Owen Griffis also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Plyn will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, February 18, 2010 in the Tabernacle Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Norman officiating. Interment will follow at 2:30 P.M. in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.

The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Three South Hospice Unit of the V.A. Medical Center (Attn:Nikki Adams) 619 South Marion St., Lake City, FL 32025.

Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025. (386)752-1234.