Dr. Amal Kumar Das
Dr. Amal Kumar Das, 92, passed away on June 14, 2021 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Calcutta, India. He came to the United States when he was 22. His parents were B.C. Das, Advocate and Justice of the Calcutta High Court, and N.B. Das of Calcutta.
In 1967 he married his beloved wife, Betty L. Das, who survives.
He has three children, Dr. Amal K. Das, Jr., Dr. Anita Krishna Das Duval, both in North Carolina, and Alisha Kay Hayes in California; three step-children, Dr. Daniel E. Lucas in Maryland, Kathleen L. Law in Montana, and Susan Dale Lucas in Arizona. Amal loved each of his six children, nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren, and always wished that they lived closer.
His parents, three brothers, and one sister are deceased.
Dr. Das graduated from the University of Calcutta Medical College. He took residency training in Internal Medicine and General Practice in Chattanooga, TN and Fort Oglethorpe, GA, where he was Chief Resident. For three years he was a Staff Physician at the New Castle Indiana State Hospital, and where, besides medicine and surgery, he specialized in epilepsy, neurology, and psychiatry.
He was in Family Practice in Kokomo, IN for 32 years and retired October 1, 1997.
He took great pleasure in playing bridge and gin rummy. In his 20’s, he was Grand Master in bridge. He and his wife, Betty, played gin rummy after lunch every day.
A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held in the future. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.