A Memorial Service for Louis Freeman Plummer Sr. will be held on Saturday, September 16 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Timothy’s, 1550 Diablo Rd., Danville, CA.
Lou was born in 1918 in New Rochelle, NY, raised in Lexington, VA, attended Greenbriar Military High School in W.VA, graduated from historic Washington and Lee University, and in 1943, joined the US Army as a 2nd Lt. in the 0582618 Infantry (formerly the 36th Armed Infantry Regiment). Rising to the rank of Major of the 3rd Armored Division, during WW II, Major Plummer served primarily in the European theater and was awarded the Silver and Bronze Stars, 3 Purple Hearts, and European, African and Middle Eastern Campaign Recognitions. After moving from the southern U.S. to Alamo, CA with his late wife, Phyllis Boothe Plummer, Lou became an active member of the St. Timothy’s Church Founding Committee. Left to cherish Lou’s memory are his sister, Patricia Byrd of Virginia, sons, David and Lou, Jr., and daughter-in-law, Marcie, together with grandchildren Denelle, Jessica, Joshua, and Thalia; and great grandchildren, Asha, Jaden, Ella, Isaiah, and Giovanni. His loving wife, Jeanne Vincent Plummer, with her children, Robert, Kristie, and Nanette, and her grandchildren, Ashley, Nicholas, Alycia, Justine, and Jessica, also mourn his passing.
After a long, energetic, and fulfilled life of 99 years, Lou succumbed on August 27, 2017. He will be missed by all.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Timothy’s Church, Danville.