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Larry Bernard Newman

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Larry Bernard Newman

Nashville, TN

Dr. Larry Bernard Newman, age 74, passed away on March 19, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Frieda Newman and his daughter, Cheryl. He is survived by his wife, Beth, of 51 years and his son, David(Elizabeth), and two grandchildren, Jack and Caroline of Nashville, TN.

Larry was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Duke University Medical School; he completed his Internship and Residency at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He practiced Urology in Memphis for thirty seven years at Baptist Hospital where he served as an active member on the board of directors of MedNet. In addition, he was a member of Temple Israel. Volunteer time was spent for ten plus years with his wife at Kanakuk Kamp on the medical team.

As a youth he earned the rank of an Eagle Scout. His love of sports started at an early age, leading to many dedicated years as one of the team physicians for The Memphis Riverkings and The Liberty Bowl. As an avid hunter, fisherman, and woodworker, he greatly enjoyed his farm in Moscow, TN where he spent much of his free time. Joy was also derived from the many dogs he raised and trained over the years.

The family wishes to thank all of the doctors, nurses, and caregivers involved in his care. Services will be held on Wednesday March 22 at 11 a.m. at Memorial Park. Visitation will occur there one hour preceding the service. Private family burial will follow. Honorary pallbearers include: David Newman, Jack Byrd, Bill Sitterley, Barry Silverstein, Marc Scheinberg, Mark Pasmantier, and Raymond Buring. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made to The Alzheimers Foundation of America or the .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 21, 2017
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