Mr. John Thomas Plyler, age 66, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his home.
He was born April 1, 1947, in Lancaster County, the son of the late John Douglas Plyler and Loretta Horne Plyler and was the husband of the late Dianne Small Plyler.
Mr. Plyler retired from Springs Industries, was a lifetime member of Wannamaker Masonic Lodge and of the Baptist Faith.
Mr. Plyler is survived by a daughter, Melissa Worthington and her husband, Billy, of Lancaster; three brothers, Robert Glenn Plyler and his wife, Phyllis, of Columbia, Douglas Ray Plyler and his wife, Sandra, of Lancaster, and David Alan Plyler of Lancaster; close kin, Horace Carnes of Pageland; close friend Nancy Kearns of Lancaster; and five grandchildren, Lesley McClam, Blake Jenkins, Briana Jenkins, Matthew Jenkins and Willow Worthington.
The celebration of life graveside funeral service for Mr. Plyler was 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Camp Creek Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Randy Mellichamp. Burial with Masonic Rites followed.
The family of Mr. Plyler received friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall and the family suggests memorials be made to Camp Creek Baptist Church, Children's Fund, 998 Potter Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.
An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.burgessfunerals.com.
Burgess Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family of Mr. Plyler.