Anderson "A.B." Plunkett

February 28, 1931 ~ February 21, 2020 (age 88)


Anderson Buell “A.B.” Plunkett, 88, resident of Carbondale passed away Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. A.B. was born February 28, 1931 in Eldorado to the late Howard Union and Blanche Virginia (Porter) Plunkett. On September 1, 1951 he married the former Rosa Lee Cockrum who survives. He was a long time minister having a masters degree in theology. He was a member of the Ridge Church in Carbondale. In addition to his wife he is survived by a son: Randy (Pam) Plunkett of Eldorado, two daughters: Karen (Alan) Dover of DeSoto, Carla June (Dr. Don) Bishop of Carbondale, a sister: Janet (Jess) Garrison of AZ, ten grandchildren: Josh (Lisa) Dover, Andrea (Tim) Austin, Joy (Brad) Costephens, Bret Plunkett, David Bishop, Rebekah Futia, Amber (Joe) Todey, Daniel Bishop, Anna (Kyle) Bloom, Benjamin Bishop, fifteen great grandchildren: Patrick, Ethan, Matthew, Max, Isaac, Caroline, Aiden, Jaya, Emma, Izzy, Hannah, Charlie, Marnie, Hope and Logan.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers: Paul and Max Plunkett and a sister: Rita June Plunkett. Funeral Services will be 11:00am Wednesday, February, 26, 2020 at the Eldorado First Baptist Church with Rev. Wes Henson officiating.  Burial will be in Wolf Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7pm Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Colonial Terrace Funeral Home in Eldorado.  Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family via the website

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February 25, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Colonial Terrace Funeral Home & Crematory
700 4th Street
Eldorado, IL 62930

Funeral Service
February 26, 2020

11:00 AM
Eldorado First Baptist Church
1101 2nd Street
Eldorado, IL 62930

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