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RMC (SS) Herbert Phillips Harden, USN, Ret.

RMC (SS) Herbert Phillips Harden, USN, Ret.
  • October 31, 1934 - February 19, 2019
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • USS VI Charleston Base Scholarship Fund
    397 Princton Court
    Ladson, SC 29456

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“It is hard to imagine that Jack has been gone from us for a year. Oddly this morning there was a post in Facebook that RMC (SS) ret Frank Thornal ...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Charlie Szad - Pensacola, FL

“The Last time I saw Jack was about back in 2003 when Flew Back Home on Vacation. He was at my Aunt Margaret,s House. We were Never Close but we did...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Frank H. Dicks - Tucson, AZ

Check the good-looking guy on the far right. “We love and miss you, Uncle Jack. You were a great uncle, friend and advisor. Thinking of you, Aunt Joyce, Karl, Terrie and all the family. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Bobby Dicks - Menlo Park, CA

“So sorry to hear of Jacks passing. I so enjoyed visiting with him and his family at the Ellenton reunions. He was a great story teller. I will miss...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Ellenton Harley McCain - SC

“We are sending our love from South Georgia. Mama (Ethel) would be with you if her health permitted. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia Phillips Larson - Athens, GA

“Jack was one person who you could turn to and know he was listening and throughout all our years together never an unkind word spoken of others. He...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Glenn Gillespie - Moore, SC

7 of 16 | Posted by: Glenn Gillespie - Moore, SC

Jack was my friend and I am very particular who I give that title to. Enjoy your Patrol Jack until I join you once again.
8 of 16 | Posted by: Melvin Eugene Holliday

9 of 16 | Posted by: Frank Dicks - Tucson, AZ

“You will be missed Uncle Jack, you were one of a kind. Thank you so much for all of the love and kindness you gave to my family and me, it meant the...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Randy Sanders - Belleair, FL

“Jack was one of the most outstanding individuals I have ever met. He was very interested in the preservation of submarine history and accomplishments...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Thomas Lufkin - Goose Creek, SC

“I send my condolences to Joyce and family. Jack was an original. He was one proud submariner. I salute you Jack. Fair winds and following seas....Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Ron Gruber - N Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Jack.He was a friend of mine for many years. We used to always have a good time at the Ellenton Reunion...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Don Alexander - Tallahassee, FL

“I send my condolences to Joyce and the Harden family I started everyday with Jack's e-mails on the internet He definitely made my day and when I...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Charlie Szad - P ensacola, FL

“Fair winds and following seas.I will miss you, "Shipmate." Richard "Dick" Pasnak" ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Richard Pasnak - New Orleans, LA

“So sorry for the family's loss. No words can ever express the loss of a loved one. May all of you find comfort and peace in all the loving memories...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: John


CPO Herbert Phillips Harden, USN, Ret., 84, of North Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, February 22, 2019 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm in Stuhr Northwoods Chapel.

Herbert was born October 31, 1934 in Avera, GA, son of the late Herbert R. Harden and the late Oveda Phillips Harden.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joyce Marie Arpin Harden; daughter, Terrie Jones (Greg Casagrande); son, Karl Harden (Carolee) all of Atlanta, GA; three grandchildren: Danny, Sarah and Rachael.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to USS VI Charleston Base Scholarship Fund, 397 Princton Court, Ladson, SC 29456.