Francis D. Pepper Jr. ’52

Dr. Francis D. Pepper, Jr passed away on Thursday December 14th, 2023. He was born to Francis D. Pepper Sr. and Fannie Byrd Smith Pepper in Winston-Salem, NC on November 25, 1930.

Francis graduated from Reynolds High School. He next graduated from Davidson College, then onto UNC Chapel Hill medical school. After medical school, he interned in Denver, Colorado. He then was invited by Dr. Greene to join Forsyth Radiology Clinic and retired from there in 1991.

He was predeceased by his parents Francis Pepper Sr. in 1986 and Fannie B. Pepper in 2002 also by his first wife Phyllis in 1996.

He is survived by his loving wife Abbie of the home and his sister, Audrey P. Oliver, a niece, nephews, and several cousins. Francis was of the utmost gentleman, loving, kind and generous. He will be sorely missed.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday December 21st at Salem Cemetery, 301 Cemetery St., Winston-Salem, NC, 27101 with a reception following at Forsyth Country Club. Memorials may be sent to Parkway Presbyterian Church, 100 Yorkshire Rd., Winston-Salem, NC or to the donor’s choice.