John Richard Plant

John Richard Plant, age 61, of Demorest, Georgia, entered into his eternal glory on Saturday, July 10, 2021.

Mr. Plant was born on February 3, 1960, in Washington Courthouse, Ohio, and grew up in Cocoa, Florida. He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Kenneth Richard Plant; infant sister, Terri Lynn Plant; paternal grandparents, George and Lola Plant; maternal grandparents, James and Clara Happeny; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harold and Beatrice McAlister. John was Co-Owner of Mr. Vacuum and Cornelia Chemical since 1987 and had also worked for McLane Trucking. John was also a traveling evangelist for approximately 5 years. He was known to his grandchildren as “Pop.” Even through John’s disability, he remained active with all aspects of work and kept his trust and faith in God.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Judy McAlister Plant, Demorest; son, Jantzen Plant, Demorest; mother, Carolyn Plant, Baldwin; grandchildren, Caitlin Plant, Chandler Allen, Chaselin Allen, Coler Allen; sister, Vickie Daniel, Cleveland; brothers, Michael (Joy) Plant, St. Augustine, FL; Paul Plant, Alachua, FL; Jeff (Anna) Plant, Mountain Home, AK; brother-in-law, Alpheus McAlister; sisters-in-law, Elva Kulinsky; Paula (Tim) Morgan; Donnice McAlister; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at the Trinity Full Gospel Church, with Rev. Troy Knox, Rev. James Page, and Rev. Dennis Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.

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