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Dr. James Coleman Engle

Dr. James Coleman Engle
  • June 6, 1930 - February 7, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant Mills, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Lutheran Hospice
    1885 Rifle Range Road
    Suite 46
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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“Jim and I were medical officers in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1961 to 1962. Also, we were fellows at the University of Minnesota Medical Center...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Dr. Heratch O. Doumanian - IL

Jan. 28, 2018 “Love & miss you. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Stephanie Engle - Talladega, AL

Putt Putt with Grandpa 2015 “Our hearts ache. We miss you so much. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Stephanie Engle - Talladega, AL

“Mary Ellen, I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I were there to give you a huge heartfelt hug. You're in my prayers ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Keirns - Dayton, OH

“We have wonderful memories of Jim. Riding his bike from pay phone to pay phone when he was on call. His double shovel, running uphill method of...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Gail Webb - Cincinnati, OH

“From 2004 thru 2007 I was a golfing friend of Dr Engle and dunes West employee. It was a pleasure to be in his presence. We spent much time on the...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Gary Smith - Goose Creek, SC

“Grandpa Jim was such a role model is so many ways. Between achieving life goals every person desires to his dedication to his family and friends. I...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Paige Harles - Jacksonville, AL

“My grandpa was such an amazing man, not only a father to three children but also a CPT in the US Army, as a SPC in the army today I see all of the...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Olivia Harles - Oak grove, KY

“Dad - God granted us a special "last supper",quiet moments, and a final goodbye when you elevated your arm and waved farewell. You will be forever...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Stephanie Engle - TALLADEGA, AL

Dr. James "Jim" Coleman Engle, 87, of Mount Pleasant, husband of Mary Ellen Mahan Engle, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Saturday in the Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Jim was born June 6, 1930, in Charlotte, N.C., son of the late Russell Engle and the late Virginia Beasley Engle. He was a graduate of Emory University and Emory Medical School. He served as a captain and general surgeon in the U.S. Army. He trained in cardiovascular thoracic surgery at the University of Minnesota and practiced in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. He retired in 1993, and moved to Mount Pleasant in 1997.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Engle of Mt. Pleasant; three sons, James Coleman Engle. Jr. (Susan) of Savannah, Ga., Sean Engle (Meeta) of Seattle, Wash., and Max Engle of Charleston; one daughter, Stephanie Engle of Talladega, Ala.; one brother, Donald Engle of Warner Robins, Ga.; and five grandchildren, Melina Roy, Nick Sinesi, Christine Harles, Paige Harles and Olivia Harles. He was preceded in death by his brother, Henry of Charlotte, N.C.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Respite Care of Charleston, 405 King St., Charleston, SC 29403; or Lutheran Hospice, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.