The City of Greenville announced Wednesday, former Greenville Mayor Harry B. Luthi has died at the age of 85.
Luthi served as Greenville's 32nd Mayor from November 1982 through June 1983.
This is the official press release from the City of Greenville:
Harry Luthi's father, Olin S. Luthi, opened a sporting goods company in 1946 in which Harry operated. "Luthi's," which was located in Downtown Greenville on Butler Avenue, closed on Christmas Eve 2013 when the building was sold to a financial institution.
In the Spring of 2014 Luthi's son, George Stanton Luthi, opened the business again, relocating to Laurens Road.
Luthi's is known for selling hunting equipment, firearms fishing supplies and apparel.