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George Beverley “Bev” Plume

George Beverley “Bev” Plume

June 17, 2021

George Beverley “Bev” Plume

PLUME, George Beverley “Bev” - It is with much sorrow and love our family mourns the passing of Bev on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in his hometown of Mount Forest at the age of 82.

His brave battle with health issues in recent years showed his courage in facing life’s challenges with a smile.  Despite the obstacles, Bev fought strong right to the end.  It is now time for his eternal rest.

Bev is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marion (Denney).  Bev has been a supportive and loving Dad to his son, Don (Dee Dee), daughter Kathy (Bill) Reeves and daughter-in-law, Marie.

Very proud Grandpa to Scott Plume, Dana (Greg) Logan, Brett (Caitlin) Reeves, Kaleb (Bailey) Reeves and Connor Reeves (fiancé Laura Carleton).

Thrilled to be Great Grampa to Ella and Nora Logan, Ava and Will Reeves, Theo Reeves and Hudson Reeves.

Survived by his siblings: Norma (Harry) Copan, John (Marion) Plume, Donna (Raymond) Clark and Bonnie (John) Ross. Also survived by brothers-in-law, Jim Stevenson and Jack Denney and sister-in-law Kate Denney and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Bev was predeceased by his parents, George and Gladys (Carmount) Plume, father-in-law and mother-in-law Harvey and Muriel Denney, sister Ivy Stevenson, brother-in-law Wayne Denney and sister-in-law Trix Denney.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Letterbreen and Plumeville communities, Bev was very proud to call these home.  The ongoing care and support to Bev and our family will always be remembered. 

Also, a huge thank you to Dr. Rowley, Kim, Sharon and Linda for their medical support and care throughout Bev’s declining health.  Thank you to Genesis Comfort PSW Caregivers and the Palliative Care Team who made it possible for Bev to remain at home. 

A private family funeral will be held with interment following at Cochrane Cemetery, Plumeville. Extended family and friends are invited to view the service livestream on Saturday, June 19th at 11:00 a.m. by visiting:  https://www.facebook.com/England-Funeral-Home-1863283503935858In lieu of flowers, donations to Letterbreen United Church, Cochrane Cemetery, Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest. 

Video Tribute


Marian and Family. So sorry to hear of Bev's passing. He had a long hard struggle but is finally at peace. The card games won't be the same without him. Our sincere sympathy to you and all your families. Rest in Peace Bev.
Dan and Doris Tone

— Dan & Doris Tone, June 18, 2021

Marion, Don and Kathy - So very sorry for your loss.
We have so many fond memories of growing up in Plumeville and Bev and your family were a big part of it.
As much as we remember Bev enjoying a good time with family and friends, I always think of him as the guy who got things done. Whether it was in the neighbourhood, on site at work, with the township or for the town, a lot of people benefited from Bev Plume getting things done.
He will be missed.

— Dan & Marj Allen, June 18, 2021

My heartfelt sympathy
Marion, Don, Kathy and families. So many great times and memories we've shared over the years. Doug really enjoyed the cattle buying trips West. Your special care you gave to Bev so he could remain at home will be rewarded with very precious memories and hopefully ease some of the pain of loss. Rest in peace Bev.
Gayle Weber

— Gayle Weber, June 18, 2021

Marion, Don, Kathy and family. Deepest sympathy for you . Working with Bev at Letterbreen church I found a gentleman, confidant and friend. God bless you. Arnold Small

— Arnold Small, June 18, 2021

Our sincere condolences to Marion, Kathy, Don and families at this very sad time. Bev was a remarkable individual who has left his mark on the community in so many positive ways. We will always be grateful for Bev's support with the building of the Hapfield following the death of our father, Hap. Bev's signature smile and good nature brightened many people's day and we hope your wonderful memories will provide comfort as you grieve for your loss. Sincerely, the McLellan family - Mary, Patti-Jo & Jim, Jamie & Chris and family.

— PJ McLellan Shaw, June 18, 2021

my sincerest sympathy to you, Marion and your family. Lots of fond memories from our times around the old poker table. Not many of us left.

— Bob Adams, June 18, 2021

Thoughts are with all, he was an extremely special man and will be missed by all.

— John and Patty Mock, June 18, 2021

To the Plume family
Our heartfelt condolences for the lose of your husband, father and grandfather.
Walter and Isobel Trachsel

— Walter Trachsel, June 18, 2021

So sorry to hear the passing of Bev. Our thought and Prayers are with you now and always! Ron&Carol Shaw

— Carol & Ron Shaw, June 18, 2021

Marion and family
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time.

— Shirley Brown , Heather Brown, Janet Verbeek, June 18, 2021

Marion, Donnie & Kathy

Sorry to hear of Bev's passing, my thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time, Bev was a great guy, always enjoyed a discussion on whatever and such a positive outlook on life....Bob Weber

— Bob Weber, June 18, 2021

Marion and family
Sincere sympathy and caring thoughts to all of you.
We enjoyed such great camping trips with you and do appreciate our friendship with Bev and you Marion .

— Larry & Sharon Heipel, June 18, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Bev was a role model for all to follow. He love and care for family, friends and his community were to be admired. Delton certainly appreciated his wisdom and understanding at the council table and beyond. The community is richer through his efforts on their behalf. Hugs to you as you mourn his passing, rest in peace Bev

— Delton and Helen Becker, June 18, 2021

Dear Marion
Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. We will miss our camping times and cards we had with Bev. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Gord and Ruth Baxter

— Gord and Ruth Baxter, June 18, 2021

Condolences on Bev’s passing. He will be missed by your family as well as the community.
Mary & Bob Dippel

— Mary Allen, June 18, 2021

Marion, Don, Kathy and families

We are sorry to hear about Bev’s passing, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time, Bev was a good friend , who loved to talk politics and just about anything else going on in the community, he was our right hand man in the building of the Mt Forest Sports Complex and we were proud and honoured to name the Plume room after him.
He will certainly be missed, but you will all have many great memories.

— Dan & Kim Yake, June 18, 2021

Marion, Don, Kathy and families. Our deepest sympathy in your loss of Bev. It was always so evident
of his love for community, family and all he was involved with. Rest in peace Bev.

— Kevin Small and Lynette Weber, June 18, 2021

We will forever remember the good times we had --Our prayers are with you all

— Laverne and Gloria Stinson, June 18, 2021

Sorry to hear of the passing of Bev. I remember meeting both of you at the ROMA meetings in Toronto.Take Care.
Bill and Marg French

— Margaret French, June 18, 2021

Our deepest sympathy goes out to Marion,Don,Kathy and your family's on the passing of Bev who is now resting peacefully

— Bob and Sylvia Hunter, June 18, 2021

Dear Marion Donnie and Kathy
My deepest sympathies to you and your families As time goes on and we are getting older I often think about my childhood memories growing up in mount forest hanging out with Twig (Arrnie) and Plume rock (Donnie) and latter on max (tim) wether we were baling hay at Lloyds and Phylises or building a house at bev and Marion's Or doing something on the farms Bev was a big part of my life he always treated me the same as the other guys even though they had a lot more experience then I did I will always remember bev pulling up in his blue and white construction truck that said Harry Bye Costruction and somebody saying Bevs here always willing to help out when it was needed Rip Bev you've earned it

— Rolland eurig, June 18, 2021

Our deepest sympathy Marion, and family, and to all the Plume family, cherish all the great memories.

— Lorraine and Harold Death, June 18, 2021

So sorry to hear of Bev’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Marion and family.
Gord and Mary

— Gord and Mary MacEachern, June 18, 2021

After a life of effort and energy he is finally at rest. Uncle Bev, always involved, in the know, building, creating, designing and planning. His voice though soft always spoke with purpose. A role model and mentor to many, who took pride in his work and in his family. He will be missed by all who knew him. Sending love to Kathy, Don and Auntie Marion. Sending hugs to Scott, Dana, Brett, Caleb, Connor and your families. We will miss him, and will meet again by and by.
Darin, Angela, Davis and Abigail.

— Angela Schenk, June 18, 2021

Doug and I would like to offer our sympathy and prayers to Marion and the Plume family. Bev was a tremendous part of our Letterbreen Church Family and community and will be truly missed.

— Doug &Donna Darroch, June 18, 2021

Marion, Don, Kathy and families.
I have fond memories of Bev as i grew up just down the hill. He had a great smile and was a good friend to many of the Eurig family.
So sorry for your loss.

— Beth Eurig, June 17, 2021

Marion and Family,
As you remember the love, as you mourn the loss, may you also celebrate the life. May the healing gifts of time and the timeless love of God carry you gently through these difficult days.
Ralph and Donna

— Donna and Ralph clark, June 17, 2021

Sincere sympathy and thoughts & prayers. It was a pleasure to have known Bev. A real gentleman. Enjoyed our visits with Bev, not only at the church but at the coffee shop most mornings. Also enjoyed our visit with Bev and Marion while in Florida. He will be missed in the community. We are thinking of the family as well at this time. Russell & Marilyn Rogers

— Russell & Marilyn Rogers, June 17, 2021

Marion, Kathy, Don and families. So sorry to hear of Bev's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this very difficult time.

— Joe & Katheryn Meyer, June 17, 2021

Marion, Don and Kathy I am deeply saddened by the passing of Bev. I’m thinking of all of you in this difficult time. I hope you can take comfort in knowing that Bev is at rest and peace. Bev was a true gentleman and I often think of how much he supported me when I was younger. Always inclusive, warm and welcoming. I am grateful for the opportunities he gave me which I’m forever thankful. Rest In Peace Bev.

Tim Smart

— Tim Smart, June 17, 2021

So sorry to hear of your family's loss. Bev was a wonderful person and we will always remember his smiling face. You have all been so fortunate to have him in your lives. May your happy memories ease your sorrow.
David and Joanne Kopp

— David and Joanne Kopp, June 17, 2021

Marion Don Kathy and family’s we wish to express our deepest sympathy on the passing of a great man and friend. We certainly have wonderful memories of the fun gatherings we shared together when we lived in Plumeville.

— Lorne and Florence Moyer, June 17, 2021

So sorry to hear of Bevs passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you Marian your family .

— Verna (Ellis) Gibson, June 17, 2021
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