GREENSBORO Dr. Olusegun Amao, 37, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 15, 2012.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel with Rev. Don Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Guilford Memorial Park.
Olu was born in Nigeria on September 18, 1975 to Elkanah and Mary Amao. He graduated from the University of Ibadan where he was awarded the prize for the best student in surgery and the College of Medicine prize for the most outstanding student. He proceeded to the United States where he had his residency training in Internal Medicine and later a Fellowship in Nephrology at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. He was a practicing Nephrologist in High Point, NC and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
He was a member of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, NY and then Westover Church, Greensboro, NC. Olu loved the Lord and was actively involved in missions support. He loved spending time with his family, playing with his kids and discussing politics. He was a great inspiration to all who knew him and will be truly missed by friends and the medical community.
Olusegun is survived by his wife Dr. Enobong Amao; two children, Folu and Toba; his parents, four brothers, nieces, nephews and many colleagues and friends.
A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Special thanks to the doctors and staff
Online condolences may be made at haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com
This obituary was originally published in the News Record.