Losses

From the Winter 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Lawrence Abrahams, M.D., ‘61, died March 3, 2015. He was 80. Dr. Abrahams is survived by his wife, Hanna; siblings, nieces and nephews.

Joseph Allen Jr., M.D., HS ‘56, died Sept. 16, 2016. He was 91. Dr. Allen was preceded in death by his wife, Bettye, and is survived by children, Joe and Kirby; and five grandchildren.

Robert Bomar, M.D., ‘60, HS ‘66, FAC ‘87, died May 25, 2016. He was 85.

Ben Branscomb, M.D., HS ‘53, died July 4, 2016. He was 92. Dr. Branscomb was predeceased by his wife, Jane, and is survived by children Louisa, Melinda, Betsy and Jane; and five grandchildren.

Arthur Brooks, M.D., ‘52, HS ‘61, FAC ‘84, died July 28, 2016. He was 91. Dr. Brooks was preceded in death by his wife, Jean, and is survived by children Judy, Amy and Scott; six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Walter Cain, M.D., HS ‘58, BA ‘50, died Sept. 2, 2016. He was 88. Dr. Cain is survived by his children Andrew and Margaret; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ronald Cinocca, M.D., ‘75, died July 13, 2016. He was 66. Dr. Cinocca is survived by his children Thomas and Nathan; and two grandchildren.

John Clariday, M.D., ‘51, BA ‘47, died Oct. 7, 2016. He was 91 years old. Dr. Clariday was preceded in death by his wife, Lottie, and is survived by children John, Mary, Greg and Kevin; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Gerald Eggers, M.D., HS ‘80, FE ‘81, died July 19, 2016. He was 64. Dr. Eggers is survived by his wife, Charlotte; children Jimmy, Daniel, Audrey, Thomas and Peter; and six grandchildren.

Ken Gray, M.D., HS ‘71, died Aug. 9, 2016. He was 77. Dr. Gray is survived by his wife, Lynn; children Elizabeth, Amy and Peter; and five grandchildren.

Neil E. Green, M.D., professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Emeritus, and former director and chief of the Division of Pediatric

Orthopaedics at Vanderbilt, died July 9, 2016. He was 75. Dr. Green’s career at Vanderbilt spanned 38 years. He is survived by his wife, Lesley, and children, Bruce and Lisa, and their spouses; and four grandchildren.

Robert Hale Jr., M.D., ‘63, HS ‘65, BA ‘58, died Oct. 28, 2016. He was 79. Dr. Hale is survived by his wife, Shirley; seven children and 19 grandchildren.

Lloyd Hefner, M.D., ‘49, HS ‘51, BA ‘46, died Aug. 16, 2016. He was 92. Dr. Hefner is survived by his children Lee, Patricia, Susan and Laurie; and one grandchild.

John Heumann, M.D., HS ‘66, died Oct. 21, 2016. He was 79. Dr. Heumann is survived by his wife, Mary; children Gayle, John and Greg; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Inpow David Hong, M.D., ‘67, HS ‘72, died May 10, 2016. He was 75. Dr. Hong is survived by his wife, Kim, and three children.

George Hubbard Jr., M.D., ‘68, BA ‘64, died Oct. 13, 2016. He was 74. Dr. Hubbard is survived by his wife, Judy; children Baker, Brooks and Jeff; and six grandchildren.

Charles Hunter Jr., M.D., HS ‘80, died Sept. 19, 2016. He was 67. Dr. Hunter is survived by his children John, Melynda and William; and two grandchildren.

Robert Ikard, M.D., ‘63, BA ‘60, FAC ‘00, died Nov. 8, 2016. He was 78. Dr. Ikard is survived by his wife, Kitty; children Keith and Robert, and grandchildren.

Jerry Jernigan, M.D., ‘61, BA ‘58, died July 24, 2016. He was 80. Dr. Jernigan is survived by his sister, Mary Ann, four nieces and two nephews.

Harry “Al” Jones, M.D., HS ‘86, died May 15, 2016. He was 66. Dr. Jones is survived by his wife, Peg; children Eric, Elizabeth and Laura; and one grandchild.

Nelson Kraeft, M.D., ‘43, died May 20, 2016. He was 99. Dr. Nelson was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie, and is survived by children Don, Ruth, Nelson, Bruce and Frank; and five grandchildren.

Stephen Kutner, M.D., ‘65, died July 23, 2016. He was 82. Dr. Kutner is survived by his wife, Jeanney; children Rob and David; and four grandchildren.

Clifford Lakin, M.D., ‘69, died Oct. 29, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Arlene; and children Gregory, Cara and Douglas.

Phillip Levitan, M.D., ‘51, HS ‘53, ‘55, BA ‘48, died Oct. 9, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Sue; children Kenneth and Ilene; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Ira Long, M.D., ‘48, BA ‘45, died July 5, 20 16. He was 90. Dr. Long is survived by his wife, Ray; children Iris, Ira, David, Morrow and Elizabeth; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Keith Nolop, M.D., ‘79, HS ‘84, FE ‘88, died May 31, 2016. He was 63. Dr. Bradley is survived by his mother, Barbara; his brothers and nephews.

John O’Donnell III, M.D., ‘75, HS ‘79, died July 16, 2016. His is survived by his life partner, Judy; children John, Daniel and Audrey; and four grandchildren.

David Paulus Jr., M.D., HS ‘62, died May 6, 2016. He was 86. Dr. Paulus is survived by his wife, Ann; daughter Carrie; and two grandchildren.

Eric Peck, M.D., ‘82, died June 3, 2016. He was 59. Dr. Peck is survived by his wife, Susanna; and children Andrew, Daniel and Michael.

Jerry Penix, M.D., HS’73, died Oct. 20, 2016. He was 77. Dr. Penix is survived by children Claire, William and Alexander; and one grandchild.

Lloyd Ramsey, M.D., HS ‘56, FAC ‘02, died Oct. 29, 2016. He was 95. Dr. Ramsey is survived by his wife, Marie-Luise; children Anne, Robert, Craig and Frances; three stepchildren and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

James Rawlings, M.D., ‘73, died April 23. He was 73. Dr. Rawlings is survived by his wife, Virginia; children Mary and Scott; and one grandchild.

Bill Riddle, Ph.D., ‘88, BE ‘73, FE ‘88, died June 8, 2016. He was 65. He is survived by son, Patrick, and sister, Kay.

Edward Rutledge, M.D., FE ‘91, died June 29, 2016. He was 65. Dr. Rutledge is survived by his wife, Lori, and children William and Annamarie.

Warren Seiler, M.D., HS ‘76, FE ‘78, died June 16, 2016. He was 68. Dr. Seiler is survived by his wife, Laine; children Warren III, Marlee and Michael; and four grandchildren.

Harold Smith, M.D., ‘75, died Oct. 19, 2016. He was 67. Dr. Smith is survived by his wife, Amy; five children and five grandchildren.

Curtis Spear Jr., M.D., ‘56, died April 7, 2016. He was 84. Dr. Spear is survived by his wife, Pat; children Curtis III, Edward, Louis and Carl; and two grandchildren.

Harrison Spencer, M.D., HS ‘70, died Aug. 10, 2016. He was 72.

John Sugg III, M.D., ‘54, BA ‘51, died Aug. 7, 2016. He was 88.

A. Darrell Tackett, M.D., ‘69, HS ‘76, FAC ‘78, died April 10, 2016. He was 70. Dr. Thackett is survived by his wife, Peggy; children Holly and Amy; and four grandchildren.

J. Brookins Taylor, M.D., HS ‘55, died June 30, 2016. He was 89. Dr. Taylor was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte. He is survived by children Peter and David; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Suzie Cunningham Tindall, M.D., HS ‘71, died Oct. 5, 2016. She was 72. Dr. Cunningham is survived by her partner, Sue; brothers Tom and Warren, and two nephews.

Kirkland Todd, M.D., FAC ‘89, died Sept. 27, 2016. He was 95. Dr. Todd is survived by his children Kirkland III, Lynne, Hill and Liza; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Jens Vinding, JD, M.D., ‘65, HS ‘69, BA ‘61, died June 20, 201. He was 76. Dr. Vinding is survived by his wife, Anna; children Christopher, Michael and Lene; and seven grandchildren.

James Wall, M.D., HS ‘65, died April 1, 2016. He was 78. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; children Jeffrey, Scott and Doug; stepchildren James and Katherine; and 15 grandchildren.

Bill Wilson, M.D., ‘55, HS ‘57, ‘62, FE ‘63, BA ‘52, died June 23, 2016. He was 86. Dr. Wilson is survived by his wife, Baiba; children William and Peter; and two grandchildren.

 

 

 

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