- Curtis, 98, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 29,2016.
Curtis was born in Broken Bow, OK to O.J. & Doxie
Plunkett. When he was in high school he played baseball and
football and enjoyed singing in a gospel quartet. After high
school he served our country for 2 years in the CCC’s and
then he married the love of his life, Edith Markham in 1940,
and together they had 4 children. He and his family moved to
Oregon in 1947 where he worked in the wood industry until he
was an avid fisherman, hunter and gardener. He had a great
sense of humor and loved to tease everyone.
is survived by his wife of 76 years, Edith, children; Jim
Plunkett, Bill Plunkett, Joyce (George) Pflug and Kay (Jeff)
Branch; grandchildren: Kim, Cindy, Christy, Scott, Kathi and
Angie; 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson.
special thanks to the staff at Elliott Residence in Sublimity
and Willamette Valley Hospice for their loving care and
kindness to him. Graveside service will be held Friday, June
3rd at 1:00 pm at Lone Oak Cemetery in Stayton. Serving the
family, North Santiam
Funeral Service, Stayton.