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Barbara Cuffe

Edward Bernard Kissam, M.D.

July 12, 1925 - May 30, 2019

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OBITUARY
Born in Embry, South Carolina on the Edisto River, Edward B. Kissam was part of the “Greatest Generation.” He served his country in both the European and Pacific theatres during World War II, first as a Merchant Marine, and later as a United States Marine. He was graduated from the University of Florida and received his medical degree from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University. When he opened his practice in...  see more
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  • Rebecca Burns
    My heart goes out to you and your family. Although I don’t know exactly what to say, I want you to know that I am with you in thought and prayer, and wish you comfort and peace as you remember your Pop. May he rest in eternal and unending peace, and be...  more
  • Wade Kissam
    Wade Kissam added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Edward Bernard Kissam, M.D.:
  • Mary Odum
    The thing that I loved the most about Edward Kissam was his ability to see the positive and the best in the people around him. He was part of the greatest generation in character, with a huge helping of the right stuff, standing up for what was right as...  more
  • Barbara Cuffe
    Barbara Cuffe added 13 photo(s) to the memorial Edward Bernard Kissam, M.D.:
  • Barbara Cuffe
    Barbara Cuffe added 11 photo(s) to the memorial Edward Bernard Kissam, M.D.:
  • David Goldman
    Bart, Trina, Babette, Tread, and Topher. My heart goes out to all of you. The obituary for your father was a great tribute to him and to your love for him. May his presence never leave you, his love always sustain you, and memories of him bring a smile...  more
    • David Goldman
      Babette Kissam Thanks, David. Your words are beautiful and very comforting. I can't believe we live so close and haven't seen each other. Grief can bring people together.
      • June 5, 2019
  • Topher Kissam
    Topher Kissam added 2 photo(s) to the memorial Edward Bernard Kissam, M.D.:
  • Topher Kissam
    Topher Kissam added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Edward Bernard Kissam, M.D.:
  • Topher Kissam
    Topher Kissam added 7 photo(s) to the memorial Edward Bernard Kissam, M.D.:
  • Martha Faricy Newton
    Growing up in Gainesville meant growing up with the Kissam “kids” so of course I was fortunate to know their dad -thinking of all you and especially my dear friend Trina who embodies a sense of adventure, joyful living and a moral compass. This quote...  more
  • Barbara Cuffe
    Barbara Cuffe added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Edward Bernard Kissam, M.D.:
  • David Huntsman
    Dr. Kissam treated me as one of his own. From a 3 weeks Bahamas sailing trip, countless times dove hunting in Brooker, fishing and trips to Cresent Beach. This world was a better place because of this loving, caring man. I know doc and coach Graves are...  more
    • David Huntsman
      Topher Kissam David - What great memories and sincerely appreciate your sentiments ! Good to hear from you long lost friend. Topher
      • June 4, 2019
    • David Huntsman
      Babette Kissam I echo Topher. Thank you , David, for sharing these beautiful memories.
      • June 5, 2019