Herbert Dwight Page ’75

Herbert Dwight Page, 68, of Madisonville, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2022.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, February 17, 2022 at Hillside Memorial Park, officiated by Rev. Dr. Susan Margaret Hudson.

He was born September 3, 1953 in Laurinburg, NC to the late Herbert Conroy Page and Connie Maxwell Todd. He was a member of Madisonville Presbyterian Church in Madisonville, TN. He received his BA in European Studies from Davidson College, an MA in French Language and a Doctorate in Philosophy and French Literature from Harvard University. He also studied Spanish and German at Middlebury College.

He shared his love of teaching at numerous colleges, including the University of Tennessee where he taught French and German and Hiwassee College where he taught French and Spanish. Dr. Page retired from Bryan College where he taught French and Spanish. He was Editor of the Swiss-American Historical Review. He was also an accomplished pianist and a published author. He loved to travel and had many good memories of his travels in the United States and across Europe.

He is survived by loving cousins, Melanie Todd Hoyle, and husband, Bence, Faye Todd Lakey, and husband, Dale; and a host of long-time friends.

The family would like to thank Deidra Crosby, pastor of Madisonville Presbyterian Church for her unwavering support to Dwight and his family during his illness.

Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium is serving the family.