Henry Siegling Death – Henry Inman Siegling, a resident of Charleston, South Carolina, and former commander of the Washington Light Infantry has passed away sadly. He was announced dead on Wednesday, April 26th, 2023, through a social media publication that read “We Grieve the Death of Our Member Henry Siegling. Please lift up in prayer the family and friends of our lifelong member Henry Siegling.” St. John’s Lutheran Church announced.
Who was Henry Siegling?
Major General Henry I. Siegling Sr., a resident of Mount Pleasant, was the commander of the Washington Light Infantry. He was a Charleston native and a Charleston High School alumnus. He graduated from Newberry College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He joined the South Carolina National Guard in October 1965, and at Fort Knox, Kentucky, he received both basic and advanced infantry training.
He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1969 and posted to the 118th Combat Support Company’s 4.2 Heavy Mortar Platoon. Later, he held several positions on the battalion staff and as a company commander. After more than a decade of service, he retired in June 1996. Siegling enlisted in the Washington Light Infantry in 1970, and in 2000, after holding the positions of executive officer and secretary, he was appointed unit commander.
He has been the leader of the Centennial Legion of Historic Military Commands in addition to the Washington Light Infantry. Jane McLeod Siegling, his late wife, had a loving spouse in Siegling. He was a kind and thoughtful father of Elizabeth Siegling and Angela Siegling Dalton.
Henry Siegling’s obituary and funeral arrangements
Visitation will be at Stuhr’s on Calhoun Street, on Tuesday, May 2nd from 4:00-7:00 p.m. The funeral will be held at St. John’s Church on Wednesday, May 3rd at 11:00 a.m. with a reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Please join us for this worship service and reception as we share memories of Henry, and celebrate and thank God for His promise of a resurrection to eternal life.
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