Howard Max Plumly, 91, of Barnesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at Park Health Center in St. Clairsville. Max was born on Dec. 27, 1928, in Barnesville, to the late Harold C. and Freda (Frazier) Plumly.

Max was a member of the Barnesville First United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the BPOE 1699 and the 200 Club. Max was the owner of HC Plumly & Son.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Mark Howard Plumly; and two brothers: Robert Plumly and Francis Plumly.

Max is survived by his wife of 69 years, Marjorie A. (Harp) Plumly; son, Daniel H. (Anita) Plumly of Wooster; daughter, M. Ann (Marshall) Brackett of Wake Forest, N.C.; four grandchildren: Kyle (Jessica) Plumly, Katie (Doug Allin) Plumly, Cam (Jamie Marks) Plumly and Ashleigh Brackett; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation was on Friday, March 6, 2020, at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, where visitation was held again on Saturday, March 7, 2020, with Pastor Van Fisher officiating. Burial followed at Crestview Cemetery in Barnesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Max’s memory to the Barnesville First United Methodist Church, 123 W. Church St., Barnesville, OH 43713; or to the Barnesville Hospital Foundation, 639 W. Main St., Barnesville, OH 43713.