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Terry L. Plumb

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Terry L. Plumb

Des Moines

Terry L. Plumb, 70, passed away suddenly July 19, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center.

Terry was born October 20, 1943 in Des Moines to Charles and Lavonna (Carroll) Plumb. He graduated from East High School in 1962 and was heavily involved in reunion planning and activities following graduation. Terry served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was well known for his local photography. Terry also owned and operated T.P. Insulation. In the 70's he loved Enduro motorcycle racing. Terry had been a member of the South Gate Masonic Lodge and Za-Ga-Zig Shrine for 20 years.

Terry is survived by his children, John (Kelli) Plumb, Chris (Patty Smith) Plumb and Dawnette (Chris) Smith; grandchildren, Nicholas Plumb, Nathan Plumb, Nevin Plumb, Mackenzie Smith, Marie Smith, Jordan Cutler and Caleb Cutler; great-granddaughters, Delaney and Isabella Plumb; siblings, Larrey Plumb and Sheryle Plumb; and a host of extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife Diane of 45 years.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street followed by burial at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Shriners Hospital for Children or the family.

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Published in Des Moines Register on July 23, 2014
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