Philip T. Withers III ’46

Philip T. Withers III ’46 of Charlotte, N.C. died July 16, 2006. He attended Davidson before serving in the U.S. Navy as seaman second class during World War II. Post military service, he graduated from The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a B.A. in business in 1950 and attended The Wharton School of Finance’s Executive Program in 1953. He was employed at R.S. Dickson and Co., Dean Witter Reynolds, and Previews Real Estate. Mr. Withers, an Eagle Scout, was an accomplished pilot and enjoyed playing tennis with his two sons. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte, N.C. In addition to his parents, preceding him in death was his brother, William Lane Withers of Gastonia, N.C., and sisters, Florence Reinhardt of Virginia Beach, Va., and Francis Findlay of Gastonia, N.C. He is survived by his sons, Philip Thornton Withers V and George Geyer Adams Withers; daughter-in-law, Leta Morris Withers; grandsons, George Geyer Adams Withers, Jr., Charles Sullivan Withers and Payson William Withers; sister, Florence Reinhart of Virginia Beach, Va; as well as many nieces and nephews