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Dickie Plumley

July 31, 1945 ~ May 9, 2022 (age 76)


TRYON – William Dickie Plumley, 76, of Tryon, passed away, Monday morning, May 9, 2022 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.

Born in Polk County, he was the son of the late William Taft Plumley and Mamie Jones Plumley. Dickie and his father were caretakers at Valley Courts Motel in the Valley for many years. His later years, he worked for Stott’s Paving running a roller. Dickie was a people person having met no strangers and had many friends. He was a loving brother, uncle and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Plumley; a sister, Lucy Ann Plumley; one nephew, Michael Greene.

Surviving is one sister, Mossine P. Constance of Columbus; three nieces, Judy Hefner (Gary), Denise and Diane Constance. Also surviving are several great nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in Polk Memorial Gardens with Reverend R. Sean McKaig officiating.

His body will lie in state Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the McFarland Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, Post Office Box 336, Forest City, North Carolina 28043.

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Lie In State
May 11, 2022

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
McFarland Funeral Chapel
54 McFarland Drive
Tryon, NC 28782

Graveside Service
May 11, 2022

2:00 PM
Polk Memorial Gardens
626 West Mills Street
Columbus, NC 28722

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