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Harris “Dan” Daniel Plant, 91

Harris” Dan” Daniel Plant, 91 of Middleburg, FL passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021. He was born in Pace, FL to parents John Harris Plant and Lucy Loumattie Beasley. He lived in Florida most of his life and lived in the Clay County area for over 40 years. Dan was a veteran who served 21 years in the United States Army. Dan has lived in Korea, Vietnam, Germany, Japan and Cuba. He was able to travel and live in distinct locations while enlisted in the U.S.Army. After his time of service, he worked for over 15 years at NAS/ Jacksonville Naval Air Station in the Avionics Division. He was a very active member of the VFW-8255 in Middleburg. He was a very devoted husband, father and grandfather, also known as “Papa Dan” to his family and friends.

Dan was preceded in death by his parents John Harris Plant and Lucy Loumattie Beasley; wife of over 25 years, Lena Lucille Plant and granddaughter, Lena Groth. He is survived by his six children including his son Harris Daniel Plant Jr.; Step-daughters, Sabrina Whitmer and Donna Younis; 19 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043.  Family and friends may share their condolences at: 904-284-7720

  • “What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” I will think about and miss OUR Papa Dan everyday forever. He was my step father for so many years I think around 30+ He was and always be a great and wonderful influencer on all of our lives. RIP Papa Dan you soar with the angels now

  • Donovan Westjohn

    Papa Dan is a great man, I miss him.

  • Tammy Westjohn

    To my papa Dan, you were a great husband to my nama,a great father and a great grandfather. You were a wise and compassionate person to many people that were blessed to have come accross you through the work you did with the V.F.W Middleburg,Florida. We love you papa Dan,may you rest in peace.