OBITUARY

Gary Lee Plymale D.D.S.

November 7, 1945September 13, 2018
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Gary Lee Plymale, D.D.S., 72, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 at his home. A native of Ironton, OH, he was born Nov. 7, 1945 to Norman James and Josephine Etta (Creech) Plymale, one of six children. Gary served his country honorably and proudly in the United States Air Force from 1963 to 1967. Gary graduated from the University of Indiana in Dentistry with honors and subsequently obtained a masters in Prosthodontics. He moved to Homosassa in 2008 from Indianapolis, IN and retired in 2015 from his position as Professor of Dentistry and Prosthodontics at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he also held his private practice. Dr. Plymale was as avid golfer who also loved to fish, and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Homosassa. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Plymale; a sister, Joan Nicholas; sister-in-law Glenna Gannon Plymale and two brothers-in-law, Kenny Fairchild and Clay Conrad. Gary is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Susan Plymale of Homosassa; sons Robert Martin (Heather), Mechanicsville, VA and Steven Martin (Peggy Sidman), Jacksonville, FL; siblings Phyllis Fairchild, Ironton, OH; Carolyn Conrad, Albuquerque, NM and Richard “Dick” Plymale, Lexington, KY; grandchildren Meghan and Morgan Martin, Crystal River, FL and Emalee and Clair Martin, Mechanicsville, VA, Connor Sidman, Jacksonville, FL, as well as many nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at the First United Methodist Church, Homosassa, Fl on Mon., Sept. 24, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Chris Kirk officiating. Military honors will be rendered at 2:00 P.M. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL with American Legion Post #155 and the United States Air Force Military Honors Detail. In lieu of flowers, Gary’s family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice in his memory. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, FL. www.wilderfuneral.com

  • FAMILY

  • Norman James Plymale, Father
  • Josephine Etta Creech, Mother
  • James Plymale, Brother
  • Joann Nicholas, Sister
  • Glenna Gannon Plymale, Sister-in-law
  • Kenny Fairchild, Brother-in-law
  • Clay Conrad, Brother-in-law
  • Susan Plymale, Loving wife of 21 years, Homosassa, FL
  • Robert Martin, Son of Mechanicsville, VA
  • Heather Martin, Daughter-in-law of Mechanicsville, VA
  • Steven Martin, Son of Jacksonville, FL
  • Peggy Sidman, Daughter-in-law of Jacksonville, FL
  • Phyllis Fairchild, Sister of Ironton, OH
  • Carolyn Conrad, Sister of Albuquerque, NM
  • Richard "Dick" Plymale, Brother of Lexington, KY
  • Meghan Martin, Granddaughter of Crystal River, FL
  • Morgan Martin, Granddaughter of Crystal River, FL
  • Emalee Martin, Granddaughter of Mechanicsville, VA
  • Clair Martin, Granddaughter of Mechanicsville, VA
  • Connor Sidman, Grandson of Jacksonville, FL

Services

  • Friends Will Be Received Monday, September 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service of Remembrance Monday, September 24, 2018
  • Military Honors Monday, September 24, 2018
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Gary Lee Plymale D.D.S.

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Doug Reed

September 18, 2018

Greatest smile ever! You got me through dental school bro! I’m sorry we did not keep in touch these last few years. You were the best clinician in our class and a great lab partner.RIP my friend.
Rocky

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