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Col. Richard Philip Plack, USAF, Ret.

June 24, 1929June 18, 2014
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COL. RICHARD PLACK, USAF, RET.

Col. Richard Plack, USAF, Ret., of Pensacola Florida passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Richard was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moved to Pensacola as a child. He joined the Air Force after graduating from the University of Florida. On January 16, 1953 he married Charlotte Sims of Pensacola and together they had four children. During his 32 years of service in the Air Force he spent 12 months in Vietnam with the 182nd Redhorse squadron (The Dirty Boys), building Phu Cat AFB. His career took him and his family to airbases around the world. He retired to Pensacola in 1980. He is survived by his wife Charlotte; children, Susan Hayes (Mike), Celia Molina (Mark), Jacob Plack (Melissa), and daughter-in-law Linda Plack; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He enjoyed gourmet cooking and building model trains. He was especially fond of time spent with family. He will be remembered as a loving husband father and grandfather with a big heart. His children will always remember him encouraging and supporting them throughout their lives in all their endeavors. He will be sorely missed by the many that loved him. Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 22, 2014, 2PM at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Wounded Warrior Project. BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway is entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered at www.bayviewfisher-pouchapel.com.

Services

  • Memorial Service Sunday, June 22, 2014
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Col. Richard Philip Plack, USAF, Ret.

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Lewis Reddoch

June 22, 2014

Thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family of Colonel Plack. Celia, Mark and family you are especially in my thoughts and prayers.

George Bokas

June 21, 2014

Dick & I graduated from PHS in 1947. He sang in the Glee Club . We both graduated from U of F in 1951, and we were 2nd Lt at EglinAFBase. We arrived at the same date & time.I remember Dick and his sister, who was a nurse.May his soul reat in peace, dear friend. George Bokas , retired pharmacist in Gulf Breeze.

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