Obituary for James A. Plummer

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James A. Plummer

January 4, 1948 - August 21, 2017

James A. “Jim” Plummer, age 69, passed away Monday morning, August 21, 2017 at his residence in Morgantown. He was a former resident of Indianapolis. 


Jim was born on January 4, 1948, in Greencastle to his parents, the late Bennett E. and Amy E. (Meyers) Plummer. He was a 1966 graduate of Greencastle High School and later earned a degree in Diesel Mechanics from Lincoln Technical Institute in Indianapolis. Jim served as a Boilerman on the USS Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam War for the United States Navy. Jim was awarded with the Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Star.  


Jim was the retired owner and operator of the Tool Crib in Mooresville. Prior to that, he worked as a Diesel Mechanic.


He was a member of the General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn in Southport. Jim enjoyed reading his Bible and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing and tinkering.


Jim is survived by his wife of 34 loving years, Sheila G. (Shelton) Plummer, whom he married on                       March 12, 1983 in Indianapolis. He is also survived by his children, Laura (Dan) Long of Brownsburg, James A. Plummer of Shelbyville, Mike (Lisa) Plummer of Greenfield and Sondra (Larry) Chapman of Morgantown; grandchildren, Geoff, Ryan, Chip, Taylor, Jesse, Hayden and Mason.


He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Janice Hubbard, Helen Young, Annamae Whitlock, Arlene Taylor, Earl Plummer and Richard Plummer.


Bro. Johnny Schoolcraft will conduct a funeral service on Friday at 6 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.


Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Jim to the General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn “Memorial Fund” 3729 W. Southport Road, Indianapolis, IN 46217.      


Condolences may be made to the Plummer family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: January 4, 1948
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Tom and Cyndi Leonardi posted on 8/23/17

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you and keep you in the days to come.


linda clark mcknight posted on 8/22/17

my heart goes out to shelia and the family jim was a great person have known him and shelia for years .praying for all of you sending my love to you all.heaven has gained another good angel today. R.I.P JIM you will be missed.


Kimberly Hubbard Allen posted on 8/22/17

Enjoy your new wings Uncle Jimmy. You will be so missed. You had a very special talent for always making everyone laugh. Give Mom a hug and kiss from me. I love you.


Deah posted on 8/22/17

He will be missed by so many! The world didn't get dark for a minute because the moon blocking the sun yesterday, it was because we lost such a bright light here on earth! Sending all my love and many prayers for all who will miss him!


Gary Varnell posted on 8/22/17

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Shiela and the family during this tough time.


Gary Taylor posted on 8/25/17

When I was a child, I looked up to uncle Jimmy because of some of the wonderful things he did. He will be greatly missed by all.