Millard Winston Wester, Jr. ’48

Millard Winston Wester, Jr. ’48 of Henderson, N.C., died February 22, 2005. He retired from active practice in November 1990. He had been active in family practice in Henderson since his graduation from Duke Medical School. He was a member of the American Academy of General Practice. He was the first medical examiner for Vance County. He held memberships in the Vance County Medical Society, the N.C. Medical Society, the AMA, and the North Carolina Academy. He was a member of the Henderson Rotary Club, a Mason and Shriner, and a member of the First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He received the E. Harvey Estes Award, Physician Community Service Award (Doctor of the Year) from the N.C. Medical Society in November 2000. Among his survivors are his wife, Eleanor Clardy Wester, 2111 Coleman Place, Henderson, N.C. 27536-3839; three children, Millard W. III, Shelley, and Elizabeth, all involved in the medical profession; and two brothers, W. Hutson Wester ’59 of Henderson, N.C., and Dr. Thad B Wester, of Bald Head Island, N.C.