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Charlie H. Plyler

Charlie Homer Plyler, 87, formerly of 6101 Wright Road, died Nov. 28, 2006, at the State Veterans Home, Salisbury.

Born March 2, 1919, in Iredell County, Mr. Plyler was a son of the late John Avery and Arsie Ann Swink Plyler.

He served with the U.S. Army’s 36th Cavalry Mechanized Division, under Gen. George S. Patton, in the European Theater during World War II.

He worked in the tin shop at Cannon Mills Plant 1, retiring after 40 years, and later for Murdock’s Tile and Marble Co.

He was a member of St. Enoch Lutheran Church for many years and later of Landis Baptist Church.

His wife, Hazel Cashion Plyler, died Jan. 3, 1987.

Survivors include daughter Charlesanna Corbett, Kannapolis; sister Lavinia Steele, Kannapolis; a granddaughter; and four great-grandchildren.

A service was held Saturday (Dec. 2, 2006) at St. Enoch Lutheran Church, conducted by the Rev. John Mark Beam III. Burial, church cemetery with military rites by Disabled American Veterans Chapter 27.

Whitley’s Funeral Home was in charge.

Memorials: Piedmont Baptist Church, Youth Program, 5870 Wright Road, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

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