William M. Plant

William M. Plant, 89, of Parkersburg, passed away Aug. 21, 2014, at Eagle Pointe of Parkersburg.

He was born in Belpre, July 20, 1925, the son of the late Jasper and Jenny Miller Plant.

William retired from BF Goodrich in 1980 after 30 years with the company.

Surviving William are his wife, Mildred V. Scarberry Plant; daughters, Susan Plant of Parkersburg, Kathy Sheets and Larry of Owensboro, Ky., Sherry Spiker and Mark of Maryland, and Shelia Anderson and Greg of Little Hocking; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister, Juanita Stewart of Williamstown. In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his son, William Plant, Jr.; daughter, Marcina Haught; and three sisters, Ruby Plant, Madeline Archer and JoAnn Plant.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Rev. L. Norman Butler officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today, and prior to the service on Sunday, Aug. 24, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in William’s memory to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.leavittfuneralhome.com