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Calvin Junior Plum

December 28, 1950 ~ November 3, 2022 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Calvin Junior Plum, 71 of Independence, passed away on Thursday, November 03, 2022. He was born on December 28, 1950 in Newburg, son of the late Russell E and Eulalah M (Carter) Plum. He served in the United States Army from 1970-1973. He then worked at various surface mines. He was employed at March-Westin for twenty-five years until he retired in 2017. After retirement he enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming, helping others and spending time with his grandkids. Calvin is survived by his wife of fifty years, Doris Jean (Sapp) Plum; one daughter, Christy Jo Cassady (Brian), Tunnelton; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Riffle (Robert), Gladesville; four granddaughters, Carly Cassady, Kylie Cassady, Paige Boyles (Joseph), Brittney Plum (Tim Scroggs) and her mother Michelle Swineheart (Ben Ice); one grandson, Cameron Lynn Cassady; three sisters, Dorothy Casteel and Bonnie Nelson of Newburg, and Roberta Faulknier (Rick),  Morgantown; one brother, Jacob “Jack” Plum (Marty), Tunnelton; six sisters-in-laws, Betty Plum, Kathy Plum, Marcina Plum, Connie Plum, Helen Reist, Nancy Nestor (Paul); brother-in-law, Roy Sapp I (Gloria); and numerous nieces and nephews. In   addition to his parents, Calvin was preceded in death by one son, Michael “Mikey” Jason Plum in 2019; six brothers, Paul Plum (Shirley), Donald Plum, Charles “Buck” Plum, Martin Plum, Francis Plum, and Johnny Plum; two brothers-in-law, Archie Casteel and Richard Reist. Family will receive friends on Sunday, November 6, 2022 from 12:00 Noon until the time of his Celebration of Life Service at 2:00 PM with Pastor Marty Turner officiating where full military honors will be accorded by the Preston County and Army Honor Guard. Dress Casual and wear your hats. Inurnment will be at Sapp-Weaver Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Preston County Animal Shelter, 278 Poor Farm Rd Kingwood, WV 26537 or Newburg Volunteer Fire Department 125 Chestnut Ridge Height Newburg WV 26410.  Online condolences can be sent at  Bolyard Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family.

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November 6, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bolyard Funeral Home & Cremation
79 Morgantown Ave
Newburg, WV 26410

Funeral Service
November 6, 2022

2:00 PM
Bolyard Funeral Home & Cremation
79 Morgantown Ave
Newburg, WV 26410

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Calvin Plum

December 28, 1950-November 3, 2022

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