Percy S. Plyn
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
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
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.