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Lewis H. Richmond, M.D.

Obituary for Lewis H. Richmond, M.D.

April 6, 1934 - August 19, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 84

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and respected colleague ...

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Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and respected colleague, Lewis H. Richmond, M.D. passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018. As a child he attended #49 middle school in Baltimore, MD. He completed his undergraduate degree and medical school at the University of Maryland, College Park. He was an intern at Brooke Army Medical Center, and completed his residency at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C. For 13 years, he proudly served in the US Air Force as a Flight Surgeon and Physician, and achieved the rank of Major.

Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Richmond was Board Certified in Psychiatry/Neurology, was a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; was in Private Practice of Psychiatry specializing in adolescents; Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association Fellow, American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry Life Fellow and American Group Psychotherapy Association. Past positions held include: President, Southwestern Group Psychotherapy Society; President and Founder, San Antonio Society for Adolescent Psychiatry; President and Director Training, San Antonio Group Psychotherapy Society; Coordinator of Group Services at the Community Guidance Center of Bexar County. Dr. Richmond was a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Lew had a passion for local theater and happily participated as an actor and a judge. In later years, he fulfilled his dream of performing stand-up comedy in San Antonio and New York City.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Elsie; and his brother, Allen. Lew is survived by his wife, Barbara Richmond; sons: David Richmond and Jon Richmond (Gay Best); daughter, Tory Richmond (Clay Richmond); beloved grandchildren: Kristan Forbis (Jacob) Katie Richmond, Scotty Richmond, Charlie Richmond and Gabi Richmond; and his nephew, Sandy Richmond, along with many dear friends. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Fernando Lopez, M.D., and the many health care professionals who have lovingly assisted him on his last journey.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2018
2:00 PM
BETH-EL MEMORIAL PARK
1715 AUSTIN HWY.

Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg and Rabbi Mara Nathan will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lew's memory to the Children's Bereavement Center of San Antonio, 205 W. Olmos Dr., #101, San Antonio, TX 78212 or the Jewish Family Service of San Antonio, Mental Health Care Fund, 12500 NW Military Hwy, #250, San Antonio, TX 78231.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Children's Bereavement Center of San Antonio, 205 W. Olmos Dr., #101, San Antonio, TX 78212
  • Jewish Family Service of San Antonio, Mental Health Care Fund, 12500 NW Military Hwy, #250, San Antonio, TX 78231

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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