Samuel Plyler

Samuel Louis Plyler

Sunday, September 20th, 1925 - Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Samuel Louis Plyler, 93, of Lancaster, died Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at MUSC Lancaster Medical Center. He was born September 20, 1925, in Lancaster, a son of the late Pleasant May Plyler, Sr. and Corinne Funderburk Plyler.

Mr. Plyler was an active member of Tabernacle UMC and a faithful participant in Sunday School, Methodist Men, and the Good Years Club. He also served in his community as President of the Buford Neighborhood Crime Watch, and was a member of the Cattlemen’s Association. He served his country in the United States Navy and was a past exalted ruler in the Elks organization. He worked as a multi-car transporter for City Car Releasing in Michigan until retirement. After returning to South Carolina, he enjoyed working with his brothers running the Plyler Brothers Farm. He enjoyed raising cattle and working his garden.

Mr. Plyler is survived by his brother, Uriah W. Plyler and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews. Although he had no children of his own, he loved all children who were drawn to him by his joy for life and happy disposition.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Plyler, and four brothers, P.M., Fred, Bill, and Bruce.

A funeral service for Mr. Plyler will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Tabernacle UMC in Lancaster. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to Tabernacle UMC, 5908 Tabernacle Road, Lancaster, SC 29720 or the charity of one’s choice.

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Freida Cauthen

Posted at 07:05am
So sorry I was unable to attend the service. Uncle Sam has been in my life so long, he was like an uncle to me. I loved him very much. May God grant you His comfort and peace. Love you all!

Lorraine Pooley

Posted at 11:14am
Although I never met Uncle Sam I know what he meant to you Charlene and I am so very sorry for your loss. I am sure he is now rejoicing in heaven with Aunt Donna. You're in my prayers and thoughts as you go through this difficult time. Love from Grammy, Lorraine, and Linda. We are here if you need us.

Diane French

Posted at 07:51pm
So sorry to hear this sad news. Mr Plyler was such a wonderful soel. Loved to visit him & his wife with their niece Pam when they ALL lived in Michigan. Sending Healing Hugs to the entire family .
Diane French

Dennis Sistare

Posted at 10:44am
I was thinking last night about all the great old men and women I have known in the Buford community over the years. Then I realized Sam was probably the last one left. He was indeed a great man who I always enjoyed seeing and talking to from time to time. God Bless you all. Love you all.

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