Luther (Ben) Garvin Jr, a resident of
Spartenburg, South Carolina, died on 28 July 2001 at the age of 74. He reported to the USS Tiru SS416,
undergoing construction, as a Fireman in 1948 and was transferred on 20 May
1949. Luther was a veteran of World War II. He was born in
Edgefield, South Carolina. He retired from the Spartanburg Housing Authority.