Hagood, Robert Bragg Jr.

Friday, July 9, 2010
Robert Hagood
Robert Hagood

Dr. Robert Bragg Hagood Jr., 96, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at his residence.

He was the son of the late Dr. Robert Bragg and Aline Meadows Hagood of Lowndesboro, Al. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Georgia, he received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He served as a Major in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army in World War II for 3½ years in the Southwest Pacific. He completed a three-year residency in Psychiatry at the Menninger Foundation School for Psychiatry, Topeka, Ks., and further psychoanalytic studies in New York City while supervising psychiatric residents at Cornell University Medical School.

He was board-certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and held membership in the various psychiatric and medical organizations.

Dr. Hagood served as director of the Psychiatric Clinic in Chattanooga before going into private practice.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, the former Georgia Bell of Fayetteville, N.C.; sons, Robert B. (Kyla) Hagood III, of Lowndesboro, Al., and George (Cathy) Hagood, of Chattanooga; grandsons, Robert IV and James Fulmer, students at Auburn University, and granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth of Lowndesboro, Al.

The Rev. Dr. Hugh B. Jones will conduct a celebration of his life Sunday, July 11, at 10 a.m. in Thaddaeus Episcopal Church, 4300 Locksley Lane, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416, reception and visitation to follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thaddaeus Episcopal Church or Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416.

Send condolences at www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Cremation Service, Crox family owned and operated.

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