Lawrence Edwin “Larry” Plogman,
73, beloved husband of Juanita Carolyn Cusack Plogman, went home to be
with the Lord Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Vibra Hospital of Charleston.
Mr. Plogman was born
the son of Lawrence Bernard Plogman and Ressie Elder Plogman on February
23, 1945 in Cincinnati, OH. As a child, Larry was raised in the Catholic
Children’s Home and was a student at the St. Williams Catholic School;
and attended Western Hills High School in Cincinnati, OH, until he joined
the US Navy in 1962 and complete his education in the military. He
studied the Law Program at Horry Georgetown Technical College. He
retired in 2007 after 38 years at International Paper Company Georgetown
Mill where he was a Wood Yard Foreman and a member of the Quarter Century
Club. He was a volunteer officer trainer from 1997-2013 for the City
Policeman Department for the City of Georgetown. He was a Vietnam
United States Navy Veteran serving on numerous ships including the U.S.S.
Independence CVA-62 ship. He was a member of the Rose Hill Baptist
church where he served as a deacon. He was an avid outdoorsman
and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and living “the river life”. He was
an All-Star Coach for the Dixie Youth and Pony League Baseball Clubs from
1979-1984. He was a devoted husband, loving father, cherished grandfather,
caring brother, and a loyal friend.
Larry and Juanita
were married on March 29, 1964 and celebrated 54 years together.
Their home was blessed with: two children, L.C “Larry” (Leesa Mercer)
Plogman, Jr. and Christopher Keith Plogman; and four grandchildren, Johnny
James “Jimmy”, Sarah Elizabeth, Ryan Austin, and Victoria Elizabeth.
He was the youngest of 15 siblings leaving behind: a sister, Bert
Ackerman; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased
by 13 siblings.
A Home Going Celebration
with Military Honors will be 3PM, Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Rose Hill
Baptist Church. Burial directed by McKenzie Funeral Home will follow
in the Church Cemetery.
The Plogamn family
will receive family and friends prior to the service from 1:30PM – 2:30PM
in the church sanctuary.
McKenzie Funeral Home is
honored to serve the Plogman family.