Freddie Franklin Plogger, age 67, of Natural Bridge Station died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

He was born Nov. 17, 1951, in Lexington to the late Grier Franklin Plogger and Virginia Beverly Wright.

He was an iron worker and crane operator for various employers. He enjoyed riding Harley Davidson motorcycles, fishing and hunting, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Sammy Ruley and Buck Leslie.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Thompson Plogger of Glasgow; his son, Shawn Plogger of Glasgow; his daughter, Tiffany Madison and husband Josh of Clifton Forge; four sisters, Beatrice Ruley of Lexington, Gloria Nuckols and husband Roy of Buena Vista, Bonnie Austin and husband Danny of Natural Bridge, and Kay Leslie of Lexington; four grandchildren, Braylin Madison, Kendal Madison, Tristan Madison, and Nicholas Plogger; a number of nieces and nephews; a host of close friends; and a special companion, Sammi.

In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Faith Baptist Church in Arnolds Valley.

Nicely Funeral Home in Clifton Forge is handling arrangements.

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