Harry Edward Wilthew
Harry, age 83, a resident of Baton Rouge, La., passed away on January 4, 2018.
He served in the United States Navy on the submarine USS Dogfish and later retired from Kaiser Aluminum after 35 years.
Harry is survived by his wife of 49 years, Margaret; his four children, Karen, Janine, Michael and David; and his grandchildren, Katherine, Jacob, Gretchen, Kyle, Miguel, Mariella, Alex, Camille and Dominique.
Visiting hours will take place at Resthaven Funeral Home on Sunday, January 7, 2018, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Visitation will resume on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 10:00 am until service at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com
On behalf of our Board of Directors, Staff and Membership, I offer our condolences to the family of shipmate Harry Wilthew. We salute and thank this awesome man for his submarine service to his country on the USS DOGFISH (SS 350). A copy of his obituary will be placed in the file of this submarine at our Museum. Rest your oars good and faithful servant, we now have the watch sailor. You now at long last have the eternal fair winds and following seas you so rightly earned during your time here on earth. God Bless you for your service, and may his love and grace comfort your family left behind.
Keith F. Post, Executive Director
St. Marys Submarine Museum
102 St. Marys Street West
St. Marys Georgia 31558
Keith PostSt. Marys, GA
On behalf of the United States Submarine Veterans (USSVI), I offer our sincere condolences on Harry's passing. You and your loved ones are in our thoughts and prayers. We are forever grateful for Harry's service to our country in the U.S. Submarine Service. To our Brother we say, “Sailor, rest your oar. We have the watch. May you rest in peace and may God bless your loved ones who remain. Thank you for your service to our country.
"Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way" 2 Thess 3:16
Harry Edward Wilthew, US Navy, Now on Eternal Patrol.
Fair Winds and Following Seas Shipmate.
Bill Dixon, National Chaplain United States Submarine Veterans, USSVI.
Bill DixonCary, NC