John Wesley Plank age 79, went to be with our Lord on Thursday, October 20, 2022.
He was preceded in death by wife, Nietta “Nikki” Plank, Mary Frances Plank, Gwendolyn Plank, brother William Plank Sr, sisters Shirley Karg, Peggy Acott, grandson Cory Ball and great grandson Malachi Grajeda.
He was born January 30, 1943, to William and Florence Plank Sr of Fleming Colorado where he grew up. Always striving for excellence, he set several records on Track and Field/ He married Gwendolyn Ann Hill on June 21, 1960, and together they had four children. He was a successful salesman and restauranter. Upon retiring, he became an ordained preacher and had a prison ministry in Texas.
He is survived by brothers Bobby Jack and Norma Plank of Sterling, Colorado, Mark and Faye Plank of Brush, Colorado, Lary and Cynthia Gober of Bridgeport, Texas, Michael Plank of Perryton, Texas, Steven and Carol Plank of Bogata, Texas, Matthew Plank of Sterling, Colorado, eleven grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild.
Services are to be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home
2601 Lamar Ave, Paris, Texas 75460. Reverend Prentice Burks to officiate. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service.
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