Pliny Andrews | 1937-2018

Published Saturday, October 6, 2018

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Pliny Andrews

Pliny Andrews, 80, of Paradise, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Decatur.

Services were Oct. 5, at First Baptist Church of Paradise. Burial followed at Paradise Cemetery.

Jones Family Funeral Home in Decatur handled arrangements.

Pliny was born Dec. 25, 1937, in Wichita Falls to Reece E. “Chick” and Margurite Moore Andrews. He graduated from Wichita Falls High School in 1957 and went to Decatur Baptist College. After graduating he went on to Howard Payne College. He was drafted in 1962 and served in the Army, stationed in Germany for 18 months. On returning to the United States, he married Carol Bond.

Pliny also went to the Local 18 Sheet Metal Workers Union Apprentice School for four years to become a sheet metal mechanic. He worked in the trade for 47 years before retiring in 2005. Pliny’s last employer was SkiHi Enterprise of Fort Worth, where he was vice-president of the industrial group.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years; sons Bradley Howard Andrews and wife, Suzanne, of Paradise and Steven James Andrews and wife, Amanda, of Fort Worth; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister Barbara Lambert of Fort Worth.

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