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James Kenneth Plonk

November 7, 1948 ~ October 30, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

DATELINE: COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA

James Kenneth Plonk 1948-2021

 

Ken Plonk, age 72, died unexpectedly at his home in Columbia, South Carolina on October 30, 2021. Ken was born November 7, 1948, in Charlotte, NC to his late parents Clarence Samuel Plonk and Julia Pollock Plonk of Kings Mountain. Ken was preceded in death by his sister-in-law Rebecca Marvin Plonk.  Ken is survived by brothers Thomas Plonk, Mike Plonk (Sue), Steve Plonk (Susan Thisell), Richard Plonk, sister Judy Plonk Davis (Steve Davis) and longtime friend Jaycie Claire.  Ken was devoted to his extended family, and well loved by his nieces and nephews.

Ken was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina. He loved his Tar Heels, a good debate, children, great food, pheasant hunting, bow hunting, the great outdoors, cats, dogs, wildlife and most of, all family gatherings.  He was a kind, sweet, and an extravagantly giving man. He followed politics with a keen mind and invested in real estate for pleasure.

Visitation Wednesday, November 24th 10:30 am-11:45 am Resurrection Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, Kings Mountain, North Carolina.  The family invites you to visit and join us for a drop in lunch.

Memorial Service Wednesday, November 24th 1:00 pm Saint Lukes Cemetery, Kings Mountain, North Carolina.

There will be immune system compromised folks and unvaccinated small children among us. We ask that you please wear a mask when possible.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Battle Buddy 4 Life a   suicide prevention organization for veterans at  https://battlebuddy4life.org/, Resurrection Lutheran Church, Kings Mountain, NC or the charity of your choice.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 24, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Resurrection Lutheran Church
600 Crescent Cir
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Graveside Service
Wednesday
November 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Saint Lukes Lutheran Cemetery
St. Lukes Church Rd.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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