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Charles David Cawood M.D.


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Charles David Cawood M.D. Obituary
Charles David
Cawood, MD passed away on February 27, 2014 at the age of 76. David was born on May 22, 1937 in Lexington, Kentucky to Charles David Cawood, Sr and Helen Rinke Cawood. He graduated with honors from the University of Kentucky at age 19 and graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1961. He completed his internship at the St. Joseph's Infirmary, Louisville, Kentucky in 1962. He was then commissioned in the U.S. Air Force before entering residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, specializing in urology. He entered private practice at Houston Urologic Association at the invitation of Dr. Herbert Seybold and Dr. Eugene Carlton. David was on the staff at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and the Methodist Hospital and on the consulting staff at Texas Children's Hospital, Ben Taub Hospital and the Veteran's Administration Hospital. He was chief of the urology service at St. Luke's from 1991 - 1994 and was a member of numerous medical and professional associations.
David was an avid inventor of medical devices and he held 33 patents with several products currently on the market. He was a musician, woodworker, ham radio operator and RV enthusiast who was always ready to tell a story and laugh over a joke.
David was preceded in death by his parents Charles Cawood, Sr and Helen Rinke Cawood of Middlesboro, Kentucky, and by wife Susan O'Dell Cawood. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Cawood, his children Todd & Renee´ Cawood of Burleson, Texas, Amy & Carl Selesky of Houston, Texas, Elizabeth Gates of Dobbin, Texas, and Scott & Casey Maddeaux of Austin, Texas, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The family wishes to express his appreciation and gratitude to Margie Beeley, RN, and Irma Moodt, RN, and to his many patients over the years. A private family memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the or to Baylor College of Medicine.

Published in Houston Chronicle on Mar. 6, 2014
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