Carey Gray King Jr.
KING, JR., M.D., Carey Gray Dr. King died on January 8, 2017 in Dallas, the city of his birth, son of Carey G. King, Sr. and Elisabeth Tinkle, at the age of 97. After attending Highland Park Schools, he graduated from Rice Institute in 1940 where he was cheerleader and editor of the campus magazine, the Owl. In 1943 he graduated from the UT Medical Branch in Galveston and shortly after graduation, in August 1943, he married Judith Hawley Winans. On completion of an internship at Graduate Hospital of the U of PA he entered the US Navy, serving as medical officer with LSM Group 23 in the Pacific Theater, 1944-46. Following discharge from the Navy, he entered a medical residency program of the Southwestern Medical School at the VA Hospital in McKinney, TX, followed by two years in medical residency in Dallas at Baylor U. Hospital, in 1947-49 (Chief Medical Resident, 1948-49). He was in an Internal Medicine private practice in Dallas from 1949 until retirement in 1992. A Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine; Fellow, Life Member and Laureate of the American College of Physicians, he served terms as President of the Dallas Internist Club, Dallas Academy of Internal Medicine, Texas Club of Internists and Chief of Medical Service at Gaston Episcopal Hospital (now part of the Baylor University Hospital). A member of the AMA, Texas and Dallas County Medical Society (Life). He was Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UT Southwestern Medical School. In 2000 he was awarded a Chair in Internal Medicine, shared with his father-in-law, Dr. Henry M. Winans, Sr. at the U.T. Southwestern Medical School. He was also a Life Board member of YMCA Camp Grady Spruce. After the death of his wife, Judith, in 1980, he married Lucille Hodge Gill, widow of Dr. A. J. Gill and was blessed to have another wonderful wife and companion until her death in December, 2006. In addition to his wives, his son, Stuart Sr. and Stuart's wife, Nell, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank and Charles King, and sister, Sarah Wilson. He is survived by his son Carey III (wife, Mary) son Christopher (wife, Cody Brady) and daughter, Elisabeth Seibold (husband, John); four grandsons: Patrick King (wife, Michele), Regan King (wife, Elizabeth), Adam King (wife, Kate) and Stuart King, Jr. (wife, Michelle); four granddaughters: Carolyn King-Woerner (husband, Brett), Victoria King, Judy King and Piper King; step grandson, Christopher Seibold, plus 9 great grandchildren. This loving, blended family also includes 3 step-children: Mary Bankhead (husband, Jack), James Gill (wife, Lynn) and Frank Gill (wife Ann), 8 step-grand and 13 step-Great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, January 14th in The Performing Arts Center at The Edgemere, 8523 Thackery St, Dallas. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the King-Winans Chair at UT Southwestern Med School Dallas; YMCA Camp Grady Spruce; Metroport Meals on Wheels in Roanoke or Grace Hospice, Plano.
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