Richard Edwin Plummer, 74, of Nampa,
beloved and devoted husband, father and grandfather, went to
be with hiss Lord July 3, 1990. Graveside funeral
services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 6, at the
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Pastor Michael W.
Ahlborn will officiate. Services are under the direction
of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Plummer was born Jan. 24, 1916, at Florence, Kan. He was
reared and attended Hymer Elementary and graduated from
Elmdale High School, Elmda1e, Kan. After moving to Twin
Falls, Ore, he married Ruby Lorraine Huff, Nov 22, 1937.
They moved to Bend, Ore, where he worked for the city of Bend.
They had two daughters, Joan and Janice. He served in
the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific on the battleship USS
Mississippi. He was honorably discharged in 1945.
Following his discharge they made their home in Nampa where he
worked for the Amalgamated Sugar Co. and Gate City Steel.
He also farmed for several years in the Melba and Eagle area.
He later worked for Northrup King Co. in Boise and Nampa as a
fieldman in the Treasure Valley and Columbia Basin, privately.
"Rich" was a loving influence in the
lives of his family; he was a person who gave freely of
himself and always helped others. He was an example of
positive influence and devotion to. family and traditional
family values. He was a happy man who worked hard. He
had a contagious sense of humor and a sincere concern and love
of people and the world around hint.
Rich was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the AF
& AM Lodge No. 29.
Rich is survived by
his loving family who will deeply miss him including his wife
Ruby, of Nampa; two daughters, Joan Lydum Portland, Ore. and
Janice Irene Reineke of Melba; three brothers, Stanley Plummer
of Dallas, Ore., and Robert and Charles Plummer both of Bend;
a sister, Helen Ballew of Gameril, Ark.; three grandchildren,
Rodney Reineke of Issaguah, Wash., Janice Lorraine Davisson,
Walla Walla, Wash:; and Joanie Lynn Lydum of Portland, Ore.;
two great- granddaughters, Chandra and Kelsie Davisson; and
several nieces and nephews.
preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Minnie Plummer
and a grandson, Roger Reineke.