Archive for Friday, September 11, 1992


September 11, 1992


— Services for Dr. Orlin William Longwood, 89, Tucson, Ariz., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Baldwin with the Rev. Kirby Hayes officating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Baldwin.

Dr. Longwood died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1992, at his home.

He was born April 28, 1903, in Wellsville, to Samuel B. and Alice Mae Fisher Longwood. He grew up in Baldwin and earned a bachelor's degree from Baker University in 1924. He graduated from the Kansas University Medical School in 1928.

Dr. Longwood moved to Stafford in 1931, where he practiced medicine for 41 years. He was on the surgical staff at several hospitals. He moved to Tucson in 1971 to live near one of his daughters.

Dr. Longwood was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Southwest Surgical Congress and a member of the International College of Surgeons, the Baker University President's Club, Stafford Lions Club, Stafford Masonic Lodge and the Midian Shrine in Wichita. He had been a city council member and mayor in Stafford and was a member of the board of directors of the Farmer's National Bank of Stafford.

He married Muriel Mae McLeod on June 6, 1927. She died in November 1977.

Other survivors include three daughters, Margaret Lamb, Englewood, Colo., Ruth Dyerly, Dune Acres, Ind., and Nancy Greenlee, Tucson; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Friends may call until 8:30 p.m. today at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Baldwin, and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Baldwin, where the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to service time.

The family suggests memorials to the Dr. O.W. Longwood Memorial Fund, Baker University, P.O. Box 65, Baldwin, Kan., 66006.

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