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Warren Bryant Plympton III

May 1, 1944 — August 12, 2023

Kalispell, Montana

 

Warren Bryant Plympton III, born May 1, 1944 to Warren Bryant Plympton Jr and Jaqueline Young Plympton, in Kalispell MT. Died August 12, 2023, in Spokane WA at 79 years of age.

Warren graduated from Flathead High School in 1962. He enlisted in the United States Army, where he served in Korea and Vietnam as a Motion Picture Photographer for three years. Warren was honorably discharged in 1965 with a Medal of Good Conduct, a National Defense Service Medal, and was decorated as a Rifle Expert and Pistol Marksman. After serving, Warren moved back to Montana and attended college at Flathead Valley Community College (Kalispell), Montana State University Northern (Havre), University of Montana (Missoula), and Montana State University (Bozeman) before obtaining a Masters Degree in Higher Education and Library Sciences with an emphasis in History — finishing just twenty hours short from his Doctorate. It was during this time that Warren met Marlene Ann Running Crane and the two were married in 1973. Warren and Marlene had three children, Paula Plympton (Schmidt)(1973), Warren Bryant Plympton IV (1975), and Cheryl Lynn Plympton (Peters)(1978).

Warren is proceeded in death by his parents, Warren Bryant Plympton Jr (1988), and Jacqueline Young Plympton (2005) and by his sister Jane Eileen Plympton (1950) and brother Vance Vernon Plympton (2017). He is survived by his wife, Marlene Ann Running Crane Plympton his children, Paula Plympton Schmidt (Ted), Warren Bryant Plympton IV, and Cheryl Lynn Plympton Peters (Michael), and his brothers, Weldon Plympton (Kay) and Steve Plympton (Gay). Warren is also survived by fifteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Service will be: FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2023 at 11:00am at BUFFALO HILL FUNERAL HOME - Following the service, the family will be holding a potluck style lunch. If you are planning on attending and are able, please consider bringing a dish or side to share.

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Celebration of Life

Friday, August 18, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

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Buffalo Hill Funeral Home & Crematory

1890 Hwy 93 North
Kalispell, MT 59901

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Reception

Friday, August 18, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Mountain time)

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Buffalo Hill Funeral Home & Crematory

1890 Hwy 93 North
Kalispell, MT 59901

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