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Phillip Blanton Plymel, age 64, of Hampton, passed away March 15, 2021.
Phillip was born on April 3, 1956 in Moultrie to the late Raymond and Betty Plymel. He grew up in Monticello on Jackson Lake alongside two older sisters and three older brothers. In 1974 Phillip graduated from Jackson High School and went on to become an Electrician. He worked as an electrician for many years until his eventual retirement. Phillip lived in Griffin for about 13 years. In 2019 he relocated to Hampton where he spent the remainder of his life.
Phillip was a country boy and a true outdoorsman. Growing up on the lake, Phillip loved boating and fishing. He was handy and could fix just about anything. Phillip was artistically gifted. He could draw and carve beautiful pieces. He loved music and could play a bit of piano. Phillip loved The Eagles and Tom Petty among other musicians. Phillip was outgoing and funny. He was an amazing father and Paw Paw. He was always there for his kids, sharing his wisdom and having fun together. Phillip will be remembered by his kind hearted nature and endless dad jokes.
Along with his parents, Phillip was preceded in death by his brothers Tommy and Johnny Plymel. He is survived by his wife: Diane Plymel of Hampton; children: Michelle Plymel of Tucker, Milam Plymel of Ohio, Michael Plymel of Hampton, Mathew Plymel of Hampton and Megan Plymel of Peachtree City; grandchildren: Karla and Kristopher Plymel; siblings: Cheryl Plymel of Florida, Becky (Mike) Lewis of Douglasville and Joey Plymel; mother of his first child: Laura Rosier; numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held in Phillip’s honor at 2 PM on April 3, 2021 at Indian Springs Park in Jackson, GA. Guests are asked to wear red, white & blue in honor of Phillip’s service in the United States Navy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Phillip’s honor to the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation. The Plymel family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 1086 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville. Messages of condolence may be left at www.GeorgiaCremation.com.