William Loomis Pomeroy, Jr. ’58

William Loomis Pomeroy, Jr. '58Dr. William L. Pomeroy, Jr., 80, of Waycross died Saturday (August 13, 2016) at Gentiva Hospice in Athens, Georgia after an extended illness.

Dr. Pomeroy was born in Waycross to the late William L. and Charlotte Weigel Pomeroy and lived most of his life in Waycross. He was a graduate of Davidson College and Emory University Medical School.

He served his country by joining the United States Air Force. Before serving his country he received his doctorate and became a Doctor of Internal Medicine.

After his service he became an Internal Medicine Physician where he served and provided care to many families in Southeast Georgia.

Dr. Pomeroy was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Waycross for many years where he served faithfully, the American Rose Society, and the American College of Physicians.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Anna Gordon Lewis Pomeroy, he was also preceded in death by his second wife, Sally Ford Pomeroy.

He is survived by two daughters, Alice P. Soderman and her husband Richard, Anna Charlotte Pomeroy; a son, William L. Pomeroy III and his wife Lisa; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Sarah Pomeroy; two sisters, Charlotte Miller and Ann Asbury; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A visitation will be held Saturday (August 20, 2016) from 10:00am-12:00pm at Miles-Odum Funeral Home. A private graveside service will be held at a later time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation, P.O. Box 78423, Atlanta, GA, 30357; American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or charity of your choice.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.