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Basil Roebuck, MD

Roanoke Times, The (VA) - February 27, 1998 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Deceased Name: ROEBUCK

ROEBUCK, Dr. Basil, of Blacksburg, passed away Sunday, February 22, 1998, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. He leaves to cherish his memory a loving family; his wife, Barbara; and his three daughters and a son, and their families; Belinda and Robert Profitko and their daughter, Kimberly, of Waldwyck, N.J., Christine and Richard Blake and her daughters, Sarah and Erin Burke of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Sheila Roebuck and John Catts of San Rafael, Calif., and Patrick Roebuck of Walnut Creek, Calif. Dr. Roebuck was born in Darlington, England and received his degrees in medicine from Durham and Leeds Universities in England. His professional activities over the years included acting as a flight surgeon in the Royal Air Force, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, Medical College of Virginia, University of Cincinnati, and Eastern Virginia Medical School. He had been the director of training and research at Eastern State Hospital, Williamsburg, Director of the Northwest Guidance Center in Winchester, and the EEG Department of Winchester Memorial Hospital, Director of Clinical Research at William S. Merrill Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, and a member of the partnership that owned Bayberry Hospital, Hampton. He had been a consulting psychiatrist at Whittaker, Mary Immaculate, and Riverside Hospitals in Newport News and Hampton General Hospital in Hampton. He had been President of the Medical Staff and a member of the Board of Directors of Saint Albans Hospital, Radford. He had been a member of the Medical Malpractice Review Panel of the Supreme Court of Virginia, and the Medical Society of Virginia's Physicnan's Health and Effectiveness Committee and their Task Force on Mental Health. He was also a past president of the Southwestern Virginia Medical Society. He was a member of the American and British Medical Associations, Medical Society of Virginia, Southwestern Virginia Medical Society, Virginia Psychiatric Society, World Psychiatric Society, and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He achieved Life Fellowship in the American Psychiatric Society and American Geriatric Society, and the International Association for Social Psychiatry. A memorial service will be held at Bruton Parish Church, Colonial Williamsburg, at 11 a.m. on February 28, 1998. Funeral services will follow at Princess Anne Memorial Park, Virginia Beach. Arrangements are being taken care of by H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Virginia Beach. Those wishing to make memorial contributions, please consider the Lyme Disease Foundation, 1 Financial Plaza, Hartford, Conn. 06103. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Roanoke Times, The (VA) Date: February 27, 1998 Edition: METRO Page: B2 Record Number: 9802270089 Copyright (c) 1998 The Roanoke Times