Dr. Carl H. Almond TAMPA, Fla. Carl H. Almond, M.D., world-renowned thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, died April 1, 2014, on his 88th birthday. He served as professor and chairman at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 1000 B Avenue, West Columbia, SC 29169. Rev. Wade Roof and Rev. Carroll McGee will officiate. Visitation with the family will be at Embassy Suites following the service. The family request memorials may be made to the Columbia Rotary Club or Christ Central Ministries' Free Medical Clinic, 108 Park Terrace Drive, Columbia, SC 29212. Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia, 200 State Street, West Columbia, SC 29169 is assisting with arrangements. On-line condolences may be sent to www.thompsonsfuneral.com.
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Published in The State on May 9, 2014