MOON, Dr. Elliott DR. ELLIOTT C. MOON Dr. Elliott C. Moon, age 73, passed away on February 22, 2014. He was a graduate of Emory Medical School, and was a third generation Emory doctor. His father and grandfather practiced medicine in Atlanta. His grandfather was known as "the Horse and Buggy doctor of Atlanta" and his death was announced on the front page of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution in 1941. Elliott served in the U.S. Air Force, including one year in Viet Nam where he received the Bronze star medal for meritorious service. Following his military service, he practiced OB-GYN in Dekalb County for 32 years. He served as Chief of the OB-GYN dept as well as the Chief of Staff at Dekalb Medical Center. He served as President of the Dekalb Medical Society, President of the Southeastern Medical Society and was a member of the Sims-Bass Medical Society, Medical Association of Georgia and American Medical Association. Elliott is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carolyn; their 3 children, Rusty, Allison Madsen, and Greg; and 5 grandchildren, Nathan, Lindsey, Kristen, Michael and Jacob. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dekalb Medical Foundation, 2701 North Decatur Road, Decatur, Ga 30033 or at dekalbmedical.org/foundation/make-donation. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, February 27 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home The family will have a visitation on Wednesday, February 26 from 6-8 pm at A.S. Turner & Sons, Decatur.
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2773 North Decatur Road Decatur, GA 30031
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Feb. 24, 2014