Dr. William B. Yowell
- December 12, 1919 - January 6, 2012
- Gloucester, Virginia
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Gloucester: Dr. William Bruce Yowell, 92, formerly of New Port Richey, Florida died January 6, 2012 at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital. Dr. Yowell graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1938, University of Maryland, 1942 and George Washington Medical School, 1945. He served in the U S Navy from 1943 until 1948. He was a member of the D. C. Medical Society, Smith-Reed-Russell Society and Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Fraternity. Dr. Yowell was a physician with D.C. Veterans Administration, D. C. Health Department and was a General Surgeon at Sibley Hospital. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and all things about nature. Dr. Yowell was a kind, compassionate man who cared deeply for his family, patients and friends and he will remain in their hearts forever.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Regna Yowell.
He is survived by:
Children: Carol "Sue" Barber, her husband Herbert and two children
William "Bruce" Yowell, Jr. and his five children
Sydney Whitlock and her two children
Charles H. Yowell, his wife Becky and three children
Betty J. Cumers and her two children
11 great grandchildren
The family will receive friends Sunday, January 8, 2012 from 2:00 until 3:30 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Inurnment service will be held later at Veterans National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida.
In memory of Dr. Yowell, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Red Cross, Andrews Air Force Base Aid, 8550 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax, Virginia 22031.