Fred D. Ploss
Fred D. Ploss, 82, of Royal Center, passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon, March 22, 2020, at his home.
Born on Sept. 29, 1937 in White County, he was the son of the late Walter and Ellen (Turnipseed) Ploss.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
On Aug. 31, 1963 he married Susie Maxwell.
Fred retired in 1990 from Exide in Logansport and he also drove a school bus for Pioneer for more than 20 years. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, watching his granddaughters play softball for Pioneer and playing poker.
Survivors include his wife, Susie Ploss of Royal Center; son, Donald (Tammy) Ploss of Star City; daughter, Donna Grandstaff of Logansport; brothers, George (Bonnie) Ploss of Michigan and Oscar (Betty) Ploss of Monticello; sister, Lucille Smith of Idaville; grandchildren, Brook (Travis) Shaffer, Stephanie (Frankie) Ballina and Chris Williamson; and great-grandchildren, Madyson and Aubrey Shaffer and Alexandria Ballina. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by sister, Delores Roth.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Guardian Angel Hospice.
Please sign Fred's online guestbook or leave a condolence for the Ploss family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory, Harrison Chapel, 304 S. Chicago St., Royal Center.
Published on March 25, 2020

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Donna Bush
Mar 28, 2020
So sorry for your loss Lucille, and all your family.
Rich Sparks
Mar 27, 2020
Fred was good man. He will be missed. I remember him as a great basketball player for the RC Bulldogs.
JAMES WEIAND
Mar 26, 2020
I SERVED IN ARMY ABOUT THE SAME TIME AS FRED & CONSIDERED HIM A FRIEND (RIP) FRED.