William “Dink” Plunk (5-28-17) service 5-31-17

Rev. William “Dink” Plunk was born Jan. 31, 1936, in Hardin, Tennessee, the son of the late William Aubrey and Ruby Greene Plunk.
He was united in marriage to Doris Faye Parrot on Aug. 17, 1957.
Rev. William “Dink” Plunk worked as a millwright in commercial construction traveling to Florida, Texas, Illinois, Kentucky, South Carolina, California, Alabama and Tennessee. He was a United Pentecostal ordained pastor for more than 43 years having pastored at Counce UPC, Lawrenceburg UPC and Beauty Hill UPC. He was a member of New Life United Pentecostal Church in Savannah and Local Millwright Union of Corinth, Mississippi.
He was affectionately called by his family and friends “Dink,” a nickname penned to him at a young age. He enjoyed fishing, traveling to the mountains and especially to Florida. He was a devoted Christian, husband, father and brother.
Rev. William “Dink” Plunk departed this life on Sunday, May 28, in Counce, at the age of 81 years, 3 months, 28 days.
He is survived by his wife, Doris F. Plunk of Savannah; a daughter, Myra Ann Plunk of Counce; a son, Jeff Plunk of St. Louis, Missouri; three brothers, Bill Plunk and wife Mollie of Adamsville, Jerry Plunk and wife Bettye of Stantonville,  Mike Plunk and wife Mary Gwin of Savannah; two sisters, Linda Rinks of Spring City, Tennessee, Sandra Curlin and husband Larry of Jackson, Tennessee; sister-in-law, Jodie Plunk of Savannah; and a host of extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Plunk was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Lee Lawson; a brother, Joe Don Plunk; and brother-in-law, W.H. Rinks.
Services were held on Wednesday, May 31, at 1 p.m., at New Life United Pentecostal Church in Savannah with Rev. Ron Brown and Rev. Larry Adair officiating. Burial followed in Crump Cemetery.
Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer were in charge of arrangements.

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