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William Plack, Jr.

March 25, 1924 — April 16, 2018

Milford – On April 16, 2018, William F. Plack, Jr. went home to be with the Lord. He passed away at Delaware Hospice Center.

Mr. Plack was born on March 25, 1924 in Baltimore, MD to the late William, Sr. and Lydia Plack.

He graduated from Polytech High School in Baltimore.

William worked as a Baltimore City Police Officer, an Insurance Adjuster for St. Pauls Insurance, Justice of the Peace Magistrate, and Deputy Administrator for the

Justice of the Peace Court for Governor Peterson.

Mr. Plack honorably served our country in the Army, Army Air Corps, Navy, and as a Navy Recuiter.

He was decorated for his service with a World War II Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Meritorious Service Medal.

William was a member of Gideon’s International and US Coast Guard Auxiliary.

He enjoyed square dancing, reading, traveling, and sharing the gospel.

Mr. Plack was preceded in death by his first wife Dorothy Mary Plack (nee Tollis), his sister Ruth Malone, and his grandson Matthew David Plack.

William is survived by his second wife of 18 years, Kathryn Plack. He is also survived by his children, William F. Plack, III and his wife Cris of Ocean Pines, MD, Dauna L. Dean and her husband Zack of Vancouver, WA and Christian J. Plack and his wife Deb of Frederica, DE. His grandchildren, David Plack and his wife Jackie of Tallahassee, FL, Joshua Redden and his wife Teresa of Newport News, VA, Lauren Tomberlin and her husband Carl of Tallahassee, FL, Anna Cohee and her husband Brian of Felton, DE, Andrea Plack of Frederica, DE, Nicholas Crawford and his fiancée Katelyn Tuoni of Rehoboth Beach, DE, Christian Plack, Jr. and his wife Jess of Milford, DE, Zach Dean of Portland, OR and Timothy Dean and his wife Brittany of Bellingham, WA. 14 great grandchildren, Cara, Benjamin, Ethan, Tovah, Kaia, Asher, Aidan, Alex, Logan, Langley, Cameron, Carys, Dylan, and Juniper and 2 great great grandchildren Selah and Aria.

The family will receive visitors from 6-8PM on Friday 4/20 at Rogers Funeral Home, 301 Lakeview Ave, Milford. A second viewing will take place at 10am with a celebration of life service at 11AM on Saturday 4/21 at Milford Church of the Nazarene, 11 NW Salevan Place, Milford. Interment will follow at Henlopen Memorial Park, 28787 Lockerman Rd., Milton.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to, Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, or Gideon’s International, 21269 Dover Bridge Road, Lot 6, Preston, MD 21655.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William Plack, Jr., please visit our flower store.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

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