March 13, 1934 ~ September 21, 2006

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Carroll David "Red" Plemmons, 72, of 31 Frisbee Rd., Asheville, died Thursday, September 21, 2006, at the VA Medical Center. Mr. Plemmons was born in Buncombe Co. and was a son of the late C.D. and Elaine Spivey Plemmons. Mr. Plemmons graduated from Sand Hill High School in 1952. He worked at Eddie Joyner's Muffler Shop and retired from Cox Auto Service. He was a veteran of the US Army. Surviving are his wife, Mary Lou Barbee Plemmons; one daughter, Teresa Lynn Sparger and husband Alan, of Comfort, TX; one son, David Plemmons and wife Kathy, of Myrtle Beach, SC; and two sisters, Janet and Lila Redmon, both of Asheville. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. His family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.

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  1. Mary Lou & Family, We just heard of Carroll’s passing and wanted you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Angie & Stacie Smith

  2. Dear Mary Lou, David and Theresa, I am so sadden by the loss of Carroll. He will always have a special place in my heart and will remain in my memories as one of the most wonderful friend and big brother as one could have. He will be missed so much. I am so sorry that I will be unable to attend the services but please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this sad and difficult time. I love each of you Theresa, David and Mary Lou and remember each of you are special. You know how to reach me if you need to or just want to talk.

  3. I remember when I worked two doors down from Red. We were work ‘neighbors’ for over 20 years. He was a good worker and a good man. My condolences to his family.
    Ron Autrey

  4. Dear Janet and Lila and Mrs. Plemmons,
    So sorry to hear about your brother/husband passing away. I will always remember him as a great guy.

  5. David I am sorry to hear about your father. Mrs. Plemmons so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.

  6. I am so sorry to hear of Carroll’s passing. He will be greatly missed. Know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.


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