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Dr. C.S. (Sam) Boland

Dr. C.S. (Sam) Boland

Dr. C.S. (Sam) Boland, left this world to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday September 17, 2017. He spent his last minutes enjoying two of his passions, enjoying German cuisine at an Oktoberfest while speaking German to his dear friends and family.
Born May 03, 1934 in Ware Shoals, SC (Greenwood County) and raised in Greenville, SC, he was a resident of Key Largo, FL and maintained a home in Hendersonville, NC.
Sam attended Greenville High School and graduated from Annapolis High School in Annapolis MD. He graduated from Newberry College June 02, 1957 with a B.S. degree in Chemistry. He played basketball for the Newberry College Indians and was a lifetime member of the Letterman’s Club. He graduated dental school at The University of Maryland on June 10, 1961 with a D.D.S. degree Doctor of Dental Surgery and was awarded membership in the Chi Beta Phi fraternity on March 09, 1957. He was also a lifetime member of the Academy of General Dentistry.
Sam was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps Reserves on June 28, 1963 at the rank of Corporal, E – 4 after serving a total of 7 years. He was raised in Trinity Lutheran Church, Main Street, Greenville, SC.
He was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church, Hendersonville, NC and Immanuel Lutheran Church Key Largo, FL. Sam practiced dentistry over 40 years in Easley, SC where he was extremely active in the community. He served as a member of The Lions Club and was President of the Easley Green Wave Booster Club from 1976-1977.
He was a long-time member of IPTAY and a Life Donor, a member of The University of Maryland Terrapin Club, A life member of The University of Maryland Alumni Association and served on the Board of Trustees of Newberry College.
Aside from being a renowned dentist and an oral surgeon, Dr. Boland was an entrepreneur and investor. Over the course of his life, he held numerous interests in real estate and fuel oil.
He was an avid tennis player, playing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays each week. He played 2 full sets the Friday before his passing. Dr. Boland also was the founding member of the Mountain Top Romeo Club in Hendersonville, NC affectionally referred to as the “Retired Old Men Eating Out”.
Above all , Sam Boland cherished his family and friends and is survived by his wife of 30 years, Kathy Barton Boland, two children and seven grandchildren. Son Robbie Boland and his wife Melody of Lexington, SC, Parker Caroline Boland, Reagan Samantha Boland and Brayden Jax Boland. Son, Bryan Bowers and his wife Julia of Berea, SC. Vincent Wyche, Victoria Rose Connor Mille and Samuel Charlie.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the following; Shriner’s Hospital for Children: 950 West Ferris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 or YMCA Camp Greenville for youth: 4399 YMCA Camp Road Cleveland, SC 29635.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or to Po Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.