Francis J. “Jack” Plaisted age 71, born on February 22, 1949 was the eldest son to Paul and Mildred “Milly” (Shoaf) Plaisted. He passed to be with the Lord, Jesus Christ, on February 4, 2021 in Crawford County.
Jack was a loving and faithful husband for 32 years to Carla Iannotti-Plaisted, and together they had four daughters: (Larry Gorman) Jacquelyn Plaisted of Butler, (J.T.) Cheryle Wilson of Erie, (Josh) Nicole Parker of Fort Worth, Texas, and (D.J.) Brittany McCorry of Butler. He was the very proud grandfather of ten grandchildren: (Frank) Brandi Novosel (Butler), Marissa Whipple (Butler), Haylee Wilson (Erie), Braylen Wilson (Erie), Marie Parker (Texas), Evan Jones-Parker (Export), McKenzie McCorry (Butler), Heidi Jo Parker (Texas), Kendal McCorry (Butler), and Carbon Parker (Texas). He also loved to brag about his great grandchildren, Benjamin Alexander (Butler) and Hunter Novosel (Butler). And, he was the loving brother to Daniel P. Plaisted (Lois) and the late (Ron) Lynn Thompson.
Jack graduated from Butler High School in 1967. He was active in the Boy Scots, achieving his Eagle Scout and God and Country Award from Troop 16. He served honorably with the United States Navy for 6 years during the Vietnam War. He also served with the Army Reserve for twelve years, achieving the rank of Sgt 1st Class. He was an accomplished marksman.
In 1973, Jack joined the Butler City Police department as a foot beat officer and retired 32 years later as a Captain. He loved helping people and made an impact on his community.
In addition to spending time with his wife and family, Jack was a member of the Order of the Arrow, East Butler Hunting and Fishing Club and the Conneaut Lake Sportsman Association. He loved to ride his Harley with his friends, and you could always see him with a smile as he and Carla rode by.
Jack is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents, both parents, his loving sister and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends will be received at Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001 from 1-3 pm and 6-8 pm Sunday. Funeral Services will be held privately.
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