It Takes a Family to Comfort a Family
Harry E. Wikle
Harry E. Wikle, 84, of Newport News, passed away on January 17, 2022 after a heroic and long standing journey with coronary artery disease.
Born to Harvey and Fannie Wikle, Harry graduated from Bluefield Business College. After marrying his bride, Rita Carol, he served in the US Army stationed in Okinawa. From being a masterful gardener, builder, brownie-maker, banker, and church leader, his faithful nature manifested with a generous spirit, always willing to give and help his neighbor. When he retired as a VP from the Bayport Credit Union, his career spanned 42 years. He served his church community as a deacon, treasurer, and more.
He will be missed by his wife of 61 years, Rita Carol; children, Tim (Michele), Janie (Mark), Tracie (Tim); grandchildren, Tristan, Brandon (Stephani), Bryce (Steven), Brielle (Jacob), Madeline, Daniel; one great-grandchild, Isla; as well as numerous extended family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at 5 PM, at Calvary Assembly of God in Hampton. A private graveside service will be held for the family on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Assembly of God, 1380 N. Mallory Street, Hampton, VA 23663.