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Henry P. Hare, Jr.

Obituary for Henry P. Hare, Jr.

April 4, 1925 - May 5, 2020
San Antonio, Texas | Age 95


Henry Phillip Hare, Jr., died May 5, 2020 at the age of 95. Born April 4, 1925 in Paris, Texas, to the late Henry Phillip and Bertha McIntosh Hare, he is survived by his son, John Keble Hare and husband Kelly Collum, and sister Eugenia Hare Atmar and family of Houston. He was predeceased by his wife, Billee Juene Eby Hare, daughter Elizabeth Anne Hare, and cousins Claude A. Mitchell, Dorothy and Doris McIntosh, and Bg. Gen. Carl McIntosh. He is predeceased by the Rev. Canon Grover Fulkerson and survived by the Rev. Canon Michael Porteous and wife, Kate, of Cornwall, England.

Dr. Hare grew up in Houston, and studied pre-med at Rice University before earning his M.D. at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. He did his internship at the U.S. Marine Hospital, Baltimore, and his residency at the Menninger Clinic. Before moving to England, Dr. Hare was the Director of Psychotherapy at Beverly Hills Psychiatric Hospital, Dallas. Following studies at Keble College, Oxford University, where he was fortunate to have Austin M. Farrer as a tutor in theology, he moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he met and married his wife of 52 years, and was Director of the Tulsa Psychiatric Foundation. The couple moved to San Antonio in 1963 where he established a private practice for 50 years as well as Medical Director of the San Antonio State Hospital. Dr. Hare was Captain in the United States Navy Reserve, and adjunct professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

Dr. Hare was a Distinguished Life Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association; Commander in The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem; Charter Resident of the House of St. Gregory and St. Macrina, Oxford University, England; President and Founding Member Bexar County Psychiatric Society; Member Bexar County Medical Society; Fellow Royal Society of Health; Life Fellow Southern Psychiatric Association; Member Alcuin Club, and long-time member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. He was an avid sailor.

The family extends its deepest appreciation for his caregivers at San Antonio Home Health and Hospice.

Services will be determined at a later date with interment following with military honors at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem at, or via mail to: Priory in the USA of the Order of St John, 1850 M Street NW, Suite 1070, Washington, DC 20036. Donations assist in the order's work of free eye care in the Middle East.

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