A life in medicine

In Memoriam: May 2024

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. You may also view a list of past In Memoriam columns.

Bob J. Bowden, DO, 80 (KCU-COM 1970), of Wadsworth, Ohio, died March 24.

Brent Gordon, DO, 70 (NSU-KPCOM 1988), of Hurst, Texas, died April 4.

William V. Hamilton, DO, 77 (KCU-COM 1973), of Meridian, Mississippi, died March 29.

William R. Kennedy, DO, 75 (OSU-COM 1980), of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died April 19.

Retired Brig. Gen. Richard D. Lynch, DO, 83 (PCOM 1966), of San Antonio, died April 3.

John S. McNamara, DO, 61 (MWU/CCOM 1990), of Belmont, California, died; his obituary was dated March 1, 2024.

Tomulyss Moody, DO, 94 (PCOM 1959), of North Ridgeville, Ohio, died March 25.

Donald C. Moyer, DO, 59 (LECOM 2003), of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, died Feb. 15.

Frank Poland, DO, 54 (WVSOM 2001), of Beaver, West Virginia, died Jan. 5, 2018.

William J. Seifer, DO, 91 (DMU-COM 1958), of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, died Feb. 10.

Earl R. Staddon, DO, 81 (MWU/CCOM 1969), of Union, Ohio, died Jan. 12.

Lt. Cmdr. Chad E. Walls, DO, 43 (LECOM 2010), of Marietta, Pennsylvania, died April 2.

Terrence L. Wogan, DO, 77 (PCOM 1978), of Rochelle, Georgia, died March 31.

Evan C. Young, DO, 84 (MWU/CCOM 1965), of Blacklick, Ohio, died Feb. 13.

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

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