The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 1, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012


Charles ‘Charlie’ William Plumley

Charles “Charlie” William Plumley, 88, of Shady Spring, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital following an extended illness.

Born October 1, 1924, in Abraham, WV, to the late Tolley and Susie Plumley.

Charlie enjoyed mechanic work on automobiles. In his earlier years, he was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt. Charlie was a pleasant person to be around and he is going to be sadly missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughters, Katherine Plumley, Joyce Plumley, Louella Nutter, and Sandra Burnes; a son, Charles Daniel Plumley; a great-granddaughter, Danni Lynn Plumley; brothers Charles and Jackie Plumley; and sisters Rudell Weis, Garnet Weis, Myrtle Adkins, and Bertha Meadows.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 70 years, Mrs. Alma Plumley; son, William Andrew Plumley and wife Carol of Shady Spring; daughters, Ida Surratt and husband Floyd of Riverside, CA, Elizabeth Adkins and husband Grover of Shady Spring, and Janice Allison Hinton; brother, Marion Plumley of Beckley; grandsons, Dennis Plumley and wife Karen and their two sons Luke and Elijah of Shady Spring, and Leonard Plumley and wife Bonnie and their daughter Lindsey and her husband Matt and their son Landon of Bradley, whom Charlie thought of as his own sons; grandchildren, Linda, Michael, Carl, Alice, and Dan Plumley, Lisa, Anthony, and Eric Scott, Michelle, John, Andrew, Willy, and Joshua Plumley, Allen, Floyd, and Steven, Jennifer and Patrick Adkins, Christopher and Patricia Barnes, and Charles Daniel; also survived by numerous great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A Service of Celebration will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2012, at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Chapel in Beckley with Pastor Paul Chapman officiating. Interment will follow at Washington-Plumley Cemetery, Plumley Mountain.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences and other information available at

Arrangements with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street in Beckley.

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