Gregory Lee Plummer, 63, of Cool Ridge, was called home to be with the Lord on November 8, 2016 following a short illness. Born September 13, 1953 in Beckley he was the son of Franklin Lee Plummer and the late Joy Emogene Shivley Plummer.
After graduating from Shady Spring High School in 1971 Greg began his career in the truck parts business. He was co-general manager at Cole truck Parts in Beckley before retiring after 45 years of hard work. Greg was a huge WVU football and basketball fan and an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and was an avid fly fisherman. He and his wife Diane loved going to Pocahontas County where they fly fished mountain streams and traveled the forested back roads. Greg was a very devoted family man and treasured the times he would spend with his seven grandchildren. He had been taking care of his father during his illness and was a shining example to his family who taught them how a man can be both strong and gentle.
Besides his mother Greg was preceded in death by his grandparents, “Poppy” Rupert and Rebecca Shivley and Robert Melton, Sr. and Margaret Taylor Plummer.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Diane Lynn Plummer; sons, Christopher Plummer, his wife Tammy and their children Jacob, Caleb and Sarah Plummer and Michael Plummer, his wife Sharon and their children Paul, Adam, Luke and Joel; sister, Patricia Plummer; nieces, Candida Ondo and her husband Phillip and their daughter Autumn; uncle, Darrell Shivley and his wife Wilma; great aunt, Ellen Lilly; brother-in-law, Richard Walker and his wife Mary; sister-in-law, Regina Schneider and her husband Eric; niece, Lauren Ottersberg and her husband Rob and their daughter Delaney and a host of extended family.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Monday, November 14, 2016 at Calfee Funeral Home with Pastor Ernie (Junior) Moye officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on the family Sunday, November 13 from 6-8:00 pm and one hour prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jacob, Caleb, Paul and Adam Plummer, Steve Shivley, Tom Osborne, Carl Reed and David Hosler.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate sharing memories of Greg with them. Cards will be provided at the funeral home during the visitation or you can visit the funeral home website.
Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.