Born June 18, 1984 in Lansing, Michigan died on Friday, January 24, 2020 at age 35.
Adam was a graduate of Grand Ledge High School where he participated on the Varsity wrestling team. He served his Country in the U.S. Marines, obtaining the level of Expert Rifleman. He also received the National Defense Service Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal to name a few. Adam enjoyed hunting, riding his Harley-Davidson, and restoring old Mustangs with his dad. He was an avid U of M football fan, bowler, weight lifter, and very competitive Euchre player. Adam enjoyed attending car shows and had previously coached with the Haslett Soccer Club. However, Adam’s biggest love and the thing he was most passionate about were his wife and his daughters! He was tremendously proud to be a stay at home dad!
Surviving are his wife of 7 years, Kari Plotnick; 3 daughters, Emily Mae Plotnick, Anika Plotnick, and Ophelia Plotnick; his parents, Michael and Maxine Plotnick; mother-in-law, Janet Clarkson; father-in-law, Dennis Clarkson; brothers, Andrew and Jason Plotnick; brother-in-law, Kyle (Amanda) Clarkson; sister-in-law, Kelly Clarkson; nephews, Nicholas and Noah Plotnick; nieces, Norah, Ellie, and Grace Clarkson; Goddaughters, Kaelyn and Rylee Newman along with numerous extended family members.
Adam was preceded in death by grandparents; Ernestine and Peter Plotnick as well as Margaret and Lester Curry.
Funeral services will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Holt, 2021 N. Aurelius Rd. on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. Kirk R. Miller officiating. His family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Following the funeral Adam will be cremated and his cremated remains will be buried at Fort Custer National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish, may make memorial contributions to a fund that is being set up for his daughters’ education. Please make checks out to Kari Plotnick, 5959 Buttonwood Dr., Haslett, MI 48840 for the Plotnick Education Memorial Fund.