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HENDERSONVILLE, NC-- Earl Eugene Plemmons, 77, Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the Elizabeth House.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Joseph Gaston Plemmons and Edith Clara Keith Plemmons. He is also preceded in death by three brothers, Clarence Robert Plemmons, Jack Eli Plemmons, and Ray Plemmons; twin sister, infant Pearl Plemmons; and a sister JoEllen Plemmons Maybin.
Earl was a 1958 graduate of Etowah High School and served in the US Navy from 1968 to 1972 on the USS Hornet. He retired from DuPont after 33 years of service and was of the Baptist faith. Earl was a member of Crooked Creek Golf Course and Pinecrest Golf Course in Avon Park, FL. He was very involved in the Relay for Life at North Henderson High School. His greatest joy was spending time with family and friends and traveling, when he wasn't golfing.
Earl is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Judy McCall Plemmons; step-son, Richard C. McCall and fiancé Debbie Mahula of Ft. Pierce, FL; step-daughter, Pamela McCall Carland and her husband Terry; a brother, William Plemmons and his wife Virginia of Simpsonville, SC; three grandchildren, Matthew Garren of Etowah, Krystal Amanda Carland Ledbetter and her husband Cody of Hendersonville, and Kandice Ashley Carland and her fiancé Vince Griggs of Etowah; and a great-grandson, Colton Sawyer Ledbetter of Hendersonville.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel with Rev. Shannon Owen officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday, October 12, 2015 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to: Relay for Life c/o North Henderson High School, 35 Fruitland Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Oct. 12, 2015
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