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Vanderbilt University Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

Vanderbilt University consistently ranks among the top academic institutions in the country. Situated in the heart of Nashville, it draws students from 50 states and 90 foreign countries, and its alumni include U.S. senators, Academy Award winners, Nobel Prize winners and U.S. Poet Laureates, notably Robert Penn Warren. This memorial site was created to pay tribute to all who’ve contributed to Vanderbilt’s rich legacy.
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Vanderbilt University Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Dr. William Smith

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of our father, Dr. William Radford Smith, on May 5, 2021 from acute leukemia. Dr. Smith was the son of James Shields Smith and Gladys Winifred McLeary Smith.  He grew up on the family farm in Jackson, Tennessee.  He graduated from Northside High School in Jackson in 1947, attended Vanderbilt University, and received his medical degree from The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1953.  He completed a residency in...
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Recently Added Memorials | Vanderbilt University

Robert Barrett Obituary (NewsItem)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Robert James "Bob" Barrett,...

Louis Horn Obituary (huntsville)

Dr. Louis (Lou) Giles Horn III, 83, passed away...

Harry Binion Obituary (mobile)

Harry Crawford Binion passed away peacefully...

William Hunt Obituary (Tennessean)

Dr. William Everette Hunt Nashville, TN -...

Lucy Klein Obituary (chicagotribune)

Katherine Lucille Klein (née Savery), noted...

Lawrence Wagers Obituary (orlandosentinel)

Dr. Lawrence Thomas Wagers passed away on...

GAYLORD PERRY Obituary (TheLedger)


About This Site: Vanderbilt University Memorials

The Vanderbilt University Memorial Site includes obituaries and Guest Books from the network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.