A life in medicine

In Memoriam: July 24, 2019

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.


The following list of recently deceased osteopathic physicians includes links to obituaries and online memorials if they’re available. Readers can notify the AOA of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to MemberService@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

John Louis Bean, DO, 75 (KCU-COM 1975), of Liberty, Missouri, died June 21. Visit Dr. Bean’s online guest book.

Frederick A. Buck, DO, 73 (KCU-COM 1974), of Kansas City, Missouri, died July 11. Visit Dr. Buck’s online guest book.

Richard D. Chandler, DO, 84 (KCU-COM 1965), of Amarillo, Texas, died June 10.

Vincent C. Didio, DO, MD, 88 (COPS 1961), of Thousand Oaks, California, died June 16. Visit Dr. Didio’s online guest book.

James Joseph Jungels, DO, 72 (KCU-COM 1979), of Camdenton, Missouri, died July 8. Visit Dr. Jungels’ online guest book.

William Andrew Nickey, DO, 79 (PCOM 1966), of Newtown, Pennsylvania, died June 5. Visit Dr. Nickey’s online guest book.

Thomas W. Pierce, DO, 95 (PCOM 1955), of Grand Forks, North Dakota, died June 23. Visit Dr. Pierce’s online guest book.

Virgil Jefferson Rose, DO, 91 (ATSU-KCOM 1953), of Louisville, Colorado, died July 5. Visit Dr. Rose’s online guest book.

Paul Stephen Snoke, DO, 91 (PCOM 1956), of Treasure Island, Florida, died June 23. Visit Dr. Snoke’s online guest book.

Editor’s note: If you’d like to honor a colleague with a memorial contribution to the American Osteopathic Foundation, you can do so here.

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