Walter Plants, age 91, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at his residence.

Walter was born on August 24, 1925 in Putnam County, West Virginia to the late Robert and Hallie Young Plants.  He was a member of Mt. Victory Baptist Church since 1987.  Walter was a hard working farmer and great neighbor.  He enjoyed nature and loved to watch birds and other animals.

He is survived by four sons, Kenny Plants of Gallipolis Ferry, W.V., Keith (and Alice) Plants of Apple Grove, W.V., Joe (and Patsy) Plants of Gallipolis Ferry, W.V., and Mike (and Lynn) Plants of Huntington, W.V.; four daughters, Faye Powers of Gallipolis, OH, Carol (and Jack) McCoy of Henderson, W.V., Jean (and Merdia) Stover of Apple Grove, W.V. and Cheryl (and Bobby) Jordan of Point Pleasant, W.V.; one step-daughter, Rose Jones of Science Hill; one step-son, Butch Casey of OH; four brothers, Forest Plants of FL, Jim (and Marsha) Plants of Apple Grove, W.V., Noah Plants of Apple Grove, W.V. and Larry Plants of Troy, OH; three sisters, Alma Graham of Loraine, OH, Emma Long of Apple Grove, W.V. and Dorothy (and Roy) Coleman of Troy, OH; twelve grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; a special caregiver, Theresa Hodge of Somerset; and several nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Wright Plants; one son, Gary Plants; one daughter, Kimberly Sue Russell; two brothers, Charles Plants and George Plants; three sisters, Doris Longetti, Mable Anderson and Violet Chapman; three granddaughters, Donna Branum, Staci Vance and Melissa Plants; and one step-daughter, Louella Esque.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 12:00pm until 1:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

His funeral service will follow on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Brian Plants officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Victory Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Walter Plants.