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Carl Louis Sebelius Jr.


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Carl Louis Sebelius Jr. Obituary
Carl Louis Sebelius, Jr.

Memphis, TN

Carl Louis Sebelius, Jr. October 12, 1940 to March 13, 2017.

Carl lost a hard fought battle to cancer March 13, 2017. He was born in Nashville, TN on October 12, 1940 to Carl and Lucille Sebelius. He is survived by his loving wife Judy Millen Sebelius of 55 years, his daughters Ann Hale (Kevin) and Carolyn Kirk (Keith), grandchildren Nicholas, Natalie, Emily and Matthew and sisters Jane Oliphant (Bob), Carolyn Hoglund (David) and Susan Shoff (Michael).

Carl received his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University. He earned his dental degree at the UTHSC where he stayed for over 50+ years serving as Professor and various faculty board appointments within the UT College of Dentistry. He just received the 2017 Outstanding Alumnus Award from UT College of Dentistry Alumni Association.

Carl served on the staff at several local hospitals, worked a private dental practice while being an active member of several dental organizations such as Memphis Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Memphis Dental society, Tennessee Dental Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Xi Psi Phi Fraternity and the American Dental Interfraternity Council.

While not working/teaching/mentoring, Carl loved spending time at the family river retreat fishing, hunting, boating and golfing. He was an active member of the US Power Squadron and the Memphis Bass Club. Carl also had a passion for UT football and Memphis Grizzlies basketball. He and Judy traveled the world extensively after their retirements.

Visitation will be 10am Friday, March 17, 2017 at Idlewild Presbyterian Church with a memorial service to follow at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, send memorials to University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Xi Psi Phi Alumni Scholarship Endowment check payable to the University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. mailed to Will Whiting, Senior Director of Development, UTHSC, 62 South Dunlap Street, Suite 500, Memphis, TN 38163. In the memo line, please note Dr. Carl Sebelius/Xi Psi Phi. Other options are Idlewild Presbyterian Church or Trezevant Foundation.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 16, 2017
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