Oscar O. ‘Ozzy’ Plowman, 61, U.S. Army vet, Alumax/Alcoa driver, always willing to lend a hand

By on February 6, 2019

Oscar O. “Ozzy” Plowman, 61, of Manheim, passed away on Tuesday, Jan.30, 2019 at home surrounded by his family and friends.

Funeral services with military honors will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. at Manheim Brethren In Christ Church, 54 N. Penryn Road, Manheim. There will be no public viewing. A visitation will be held on Sunday at the church from 2 p.m. until the time of the service. A meal will be served for family and friends immediately after.

Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late Cedric E. and Daisy E. (Hayes) Plowman. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Laurie (Fornoff) Plowman.

In addition to his wife, Oscar is survived by his two sons: Adam Plowman of York; and Ryan Plowman, husband of Sophia (Cario), of Savannah, Ga.; one grandson: Alexander Plowman of York; a brother: David Plowman of Lancaster; and two nephews: William Gainuss of Illinois, and David Plowman Jr. of Minnesota.

He was preceded in death by a brother: Douglas Partridge, who gave his life for his country in Vietnam; and a sister: Carol Leabhon.

Oscar graduated with the class of 1975 from Columbia High School. Following graduation, he served in the United States Army. He was a truck driver for Alumax/Alcoa, Lancaster, for most of his life. He enjoyed fishing and hunting with his sons, and supporting his sons’ athletic careers. Oscar was well loved in the Manheim community for his willingness to lend a hand to neighbors, friends, and strangers alike.

To express a condolence with the family or to watch a webcast of the service beginning Feb. 11, visit spencefuneralservices.com. Arrangements by Spence Funeral Home, Manheim.

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