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Charles Edward Plumley

December 22, 1947 — February 5, 2023

MONTMORENCI, SC – CHARLES EDWARD PLUMLEY, 75, beloved husband of Patty Howard Plumley, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023 at his residence.

Born in Augusta, GA, Charles was a son of the late Edward E. and Margaret Booth Plumley.  He grew up in Aiken County and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He retired from the Graniteville Co./Avondale Mills.  Charles was an avid outdoorsman.  He loved hunting, fishing, especially trout fishing and camping.  Charles was a mentor to a number of young people showing them how to love the outdoors instead of taking the wrong path in life.

Surviving, in addition to his wife Patty, include his step-mother, Rose Stroman-Morris, North, SC; two daughters, Angela Yonce, Montmorenci, Charlene Gardner (Kevin), Edgefield; grandchildren, Brandon Smith (Ciara), Garrett Gardner, Adriana Gardner, Julia Smith, Charlie Gardner (Lauren); great-grandchildren, Easton Smith, Ryan Smith, Paisley Mobley; three siblings, Terry Carter, Lexington, Daniel Plumley, Columbia, Betty Fitzgerald, Goose Creek.  In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by a sister, Beth Kestler; step-father, James Morris.

The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon, February 8th beginning at 2 o’clock at Montmorenci First Baptist Church.  The funeral service will follow at 3 o’clock.  Interment will be in the church cemetery with military honors.  Pallbearers will be Cody Mobley, Thomas Rhoden, Brandon Smith, Garrett Gardner, Charlie Gardner, William Voigt.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Montmorenci First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 117, Montmorenci, SC 29839.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Montmorenci First Baptist Church

44 Old Barnwell Rd
Aiken, SC 29803

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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Montmorenci First Baptist Church

44 Old Barnwell Rd
Aiken, SC 29803

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Interment

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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Montmorenci First Baptist Church

44 Old Barnwell Rd
Aiken, SC 29803

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