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July 12, 2013

Bobby Glynn “Bob” Plunk

Allen —

Services for Bobby Glynn “Bob” Plunk, 81, Allen, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Allen School Auditorium, the Rev. Lonnie Palmer and Tommy McFerran are officiating. Burial follows at Allen Cemetery. Family and friends may call at Allen Chapel from 4 p.m. Friday until service time.

Mr. Plunk died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at an Ada hospital. He was born Sept. 12, 1931, near Allen to Coy Columbus and Ima Marie Burgess Plunk. He attended grade school at Leader and Allen and graduated from Allen High School.

He married Mary Ann Gault in 1952. He later married Wanita Danley in 1996. She died July 5, 2007. Mr. Plunk owned several small businesses, including Plunk Service Company in 1965, Plunk’s Carwash, and the White Kitchen Café, later known as the Fast Pac.

Mr. Plunk served as mayor and city manager of the city of Allen and had served as an Oklahoma State Representative for District 25 from 1995 until 2007. He served in the U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command during the Korean Conflict, being honorably discharged as a staff sergeant. 

Survivors include his son, Bruce Plunk and his wife Jessica of Ada; two grandchildren, Allie Plunk and her fiancé, Joey Gastineau, both of Allen, and Clay Plunk of Ada; and a sister, Pat Kelley of Allen.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jack B. Plunk.

Bearers are Danny McDougal, Dick Wilkerson, Greg Mills, Byron Rowsey, Alan Simpson and Scott Fortner. Honorary bearers are Dexter Pruitt, Ed Harman, Gary Starns, members of the Allen Lodge 81 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons and members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in Mr. Plunks memory to Allen Alumni Association Building Fund at Farmers State Bank, attention Glenda Howard. The bank may be reached by phoning 580-857-2404.

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