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Dr. Phil Wilmeth

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Dr.  Phil Wilmeth Obituary
Dr. Phil Wilmeth

Anderson - Dr. John Philip Wilmeth, 68, of Anderson, South Carolina suffered a heart attack on Friday, January 11th, in Mt. Pleasant, SC, and died shortly thereafter. His wife Anne was with him, and she held him in his last moments.

Phil was born on March 24, 1950 to the late Philip and Harriet (Perkins) Wilmeth in Hartsville, SC. Alumnus of Yale University and the Medical University of South Carolina, he practiced Ophthalmology at Medicus of Anderson for 33 years, restoring life and sight to countless patients.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Br. Augustine (Philip), O.S.B. and John Parker; his brother, Lester, and his two sisters, Libby Smith and Harriet.

Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, at Sullivan-King Mortuary, 3205 North Highway 81, Anderson, SC. A Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2019, at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Greenville, SC, with Fr. Jay Scott Newman officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 111 Hampton Avenue, Greenville, SC 29601.

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Published in Anderson Independent-Mail on Jan. 15, 2019
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