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Paul R. Plaugher

July 5, 1946 — August 31, 2019

Paul R. Plaugher

Paul R. Plaugher, 73 of Eaton, OH, died Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the Kettering Medical Center. Born on July 5, 1946 in Richmond, IN, he was the son of the late Charles W. and Mary Ann (Adams) Plaugher. Paul was a member of the Somerville Pentecostal Church where he served on the board of trustees. He was a member of the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Assn and the National Sheriff’s Assn. He formerly worked at the Hamilton Foundry and the Pease Company before starting a career in law enforcement in 1969 with the Preble County Sheriff’s Office. He served as a Special Deputy, Regular Deputy, Sergeant, Chief Deputy and was elected Sheriff in 1984. He served as Chief of Police for Camden for 12 years. He retired in 2005 after 35 years in law enforcement. He owned and operated P & R Investigations and Security Services, LTD from 1990 to present. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his Sister: Doris Crutcher.  

Survived by his Wife of 43 years: Judy (Combs) Plaugher; Brother: Jerry Plaugher, Belpre, OH; Daughters: Karen (Jeff) Moss, Camden, OH, Paula (Ron) Richardson, Middletown, OH and Jennifer (Jr) Osborne, Fairborn, OH; Sons: Bryan (Shannah) Plaugher, Camden, OH and Paul (Latisha) Plaugher, Eaton, OH; Grandsons: Dustin Crank, Drake Richardson, Dillon Richardson, Andrew Moss, Travis Osborne, Logan Plaugher; Granddaughters: Kelli Clayton, Deidre Stephenson, Malorie Plaugher, Danielle Osborne, Allie Plaugher and Sidney Plaugher; 8 Great Grandchildren  

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Barnes Funeral Home, 220 East Main St., Eaton, OH with Pastor Albert Phillips officiating. Interment will be held in Fairmount Cemetery, Camden. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. 

The family suggest that memorial contributions be made to the Somerville Pentecostal Church c/o Bill Stapleton, 105 Rebekah Lane, Camden, 45311. Condolences may be sent to the family via the website at www.barnesfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barnes Funeral Home - Eaton

220 E. Main St, Eaton, OH 45320

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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Barnes Funeral Home - Eaton

220 E. Main St, Eaton, OH 45320

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