Wiley R. Whitworth
Services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Wiley R. Whitworth, SGM-USA-Ret., 85, of Hattiesburg, MS.
He died Sunday, May 20, 2018 at his residence.
Interment will be in Highland Cemetery with Military Rites performed by the VFW Post 3036 Honor Guard.
SGM Whitworth's military career spanned 30 years of active duty. He served 13 years over seas which included 2 tours in Germany, one tour in Japan, 2 tours in Korea and one in Vietnam. The last 7 years, in his military career, he taught at USM as ROTC Instructor. He was a member of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by one son, Ruben Whitworth; parents, Glenn and Annie Cooper Whitworth, and one brother, Rufus Whitworth.
He is survived by his wife, Ingrid J. Whitworth of Hattiesburg; two sons, Gerhard Whitworth (Susie) of Oak Grove Comm. and Richard Whitworth (Colette) of Baton Rouge, LA; one daughter, Patricia Whitworth (Stephen) of Ocean Springs, MS; two sisters, Glennette Mesa of Orlando, FL and Joyce Cobb of Mt. Dora, FL; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 AM Thursday at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home.