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Frederick Carl Sales

Frederick Carl Sales, age 88 died at his home in Gainesville, FL on Friday January 29, 2021. He was born on September 1, 1932 in Philadelphia and grew up in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of West Chester University and earned both Masters and Doctorate in Education from Temple University.
He served on both active and inactive duty with the U. S. Navy, retiring with the Rank of Commander having served aboard the aircraft carrier, Saipan, at the Naval Communications Station in Washington DC, and as Commanding Officer of a Naval Reserve Unit in Eddystone, PA.
He was a teacher and principal in the Philadelphia region and served as a Superintendent of Schools in Massachusetts, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. He was also a professor of education at The College of Charleston, retiring as the Director of Student Teaching.
During his post education years he worked as a construction supervisor and was a licensed residential builder.
He was a long time member of the Charleston Men’s Chorus, The Exchange Club of Charleston, The Charleston Seafarer’s Society and The Charleston Rotary Club. He served as an active volunteer with the Historic Charleston Foundation, The Middleton Place Foundation, the Preservation Society and Water Missions. He was a life member of the American Association of School Administrators. He was a member of Bethel Methodist Church in Charleston.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ann Marriott Sales, a son Philip and his wife Sharon of Orlando, FL, a son Lawrence and wife Tammy of High Springs, FL, and two grandchildren, Nicholas and Alexis Sales.
A family burial service with full military honors will be held at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 5, 2021. Arrangements are in the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 S. Main Street Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!