OBITUARY

Adli Roushdi

July 21, 1921April 28, 2016

Adli Roushdi

COLUMBIA – Adli Roushdi departed this earth Thursday, April 28, 2016 to join his God in the hereafter. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 on Friday, May 6, 2016 at Bush River Memorial Gardens. Adli was born in Cairo, Egypt on July 21, 1921 to the late Ensy and Mohammed Roushdi. He was the last survivor of four siblings. He came to the United States in 1937, attended the University of California at Berkeley, and became a United States citizen. He was a gymnastics and swimming participant in the 1948 Olympics. After a successful business career as owner of Adli’s Swimming School, he retired in Columbia, SC in 2006. Adli enjoyed caring for his home and loved his entire family very much. He was an avid reader and collected a large variety of books. Adli is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Gloria Stroud, and five children; Narda, Roger, Kellie, Shannon and David. He is predeceased by his brother, Said and two sisters, Ngey and Naed. The family would like to thank the entire staff of Opus Post Acute Rehabilitation Center for their love and excellent care of our loved one during his illness. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Michael Milmine

May 20, 2019

Adli was my boss around 1968 and 69 at the swim school. I was a swimming and diving instructor. He was always professional and courteous.. He was excellent at training people to not skip steps and do things to perfection. Nice man.

Betty Hatchell

May 9, 2016

Gloria, Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of your husband. My deepest condolences to you and yours.

Joanne Kassis

May 6, 2016

Memories--tender, loving, bittersweet, they can never be taken from you. Nothing can detract from the joy and the beauty you and your husband shared. My sincere condolence.
Joanne Kassis

Lance Newitt

May 6, 2016

My deepest condolences to you upon the passing of Adli.

May 6, 2016

Gloria, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Love, Nina

The Staff of Caughman-Harman Funeral Home

May 5, 2016

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY