Ronald Pluim
1936 - 2020

Pluim, Ronald

MATTHEWS, N.C. - Ronald Pluim, age 84, passed from heart failure on Nov. 14, 2020. He was kind and generous with a wry sense of humor and a positive attitude.

Born in Wisconsin, serving in the U.S. Army and graduating from the University of Wisconsin College of Engineering, he specialized in bridge design, completing his career as President of an engineering consulting firm. He has two children, Karen Pluim and husband, George Farah; and Carl Pluim and partner, Teri Foley. This November he and partner, Maureen Breininger Hlavacek, celebrated 30 years of love and friendship. He is also survived by sister, Mary Ann (Pluim) Tank; and sister-in-law, Dee Pluim; as well as many other family members.

Due to COVID there will not be a memorial service.

Here is a link to a video of Ron's life:

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Published by on Nov. 21, 2020.
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Funeral services provided by:
Hankins & Whittington
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So sad to hear of Ron´s passing. I remember both Ron and Maureen from all the work they did and all the friends they made at Steeplechase Condos. My condolences to Maureen and family.
Lori Ziemann
November 22, 2020
So much enjoyed the video. Sorry we lost contact but looks like he had a wonderful life. Our sincere condolences to all your families. Would love to hear from Karen and Carl. [email protected]
Sam and Linda Kenney
November 22, 2020
I had the pleasure of meeting Ron and Maureen in Westport. He was an incredible photographer and I treasure the photo he shared. My condolences to Maureen and family
November 22, 2020
I worked with Ron at Barrientos back in the early 80's. Enjoyed his sense of humor and working with him. My sympathy to your family.
Patsy Miller
November 22, 2020
My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ronald. May you be comforted by our loving God during this very sad time, John 3:16.
November 21, 2020