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Dr Robert Earl Beddoe

Dr Robert Earl Beddoe

Birth
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 18 Jan 1952 (aged 69)
Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 57095879 · View Source
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Dr. Beddoe was a graduate of the Baylor University School of Medicine, then located in Dallas. He went to China in 1909 as a medical misssionary for the Baptist General Convention of Texas. He was in the Baptist compound at Tung Shan, Canton.

He met and married Miss Louella Houston, a teacher at the Wuchow Mission School in China, and two daughters were born to them in China. With the exception of furlough trips home, Dr. Beddoe remained in China until 1948, when he returned to the United States. He served for many years as administrator of the Stout Memorial Hospital in Wuchow. Upon his return to the United States, Dr. Beddoe became a member of the faculty of Oklahoma Baptist University at Shawnee, where he taught hospital administration. He also was in charge of the university hospital.

Dr. Beddoe was an accomplished musician who played the organ and piano. While in Dallas in 1930-1931 he gave many organ recitals.

He was survived by his wife and two daughters: Mrs. Julian Choate and Mrs. Lamar Ross.


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  • Created by: Marilyn Kosanke
  • Added: 15 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57095879
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Robert Earl Beddoe (9 Sep 1882–18 Jan 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57095879, citing Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Kosanke (contributor 47035071) .