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Obituary | 1931–2019 Dr. Carvin C. Moreland

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Dr. Carvin C. Moreland, a longtime Monroe physician, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Watkinsville, Ga. He was 87.

Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 8:23 am

Dr. Carvin C. Moreland, 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Watkinsville.

He was born on Dec. 6, 1931, in Hiawassee to Dean Moreland and Dora Dayton Moreland. He served in the military during the Korean War and was a skilled marksman, a sharpshooter. He was a graduate of Towns County High School, North Georgia College (1954) and the Medical College of Georgia (1959), and was an intern at Spartanburg General Hospital in Spartanburg, South Carolina (1959-1960).

Dr. Moreland established a private practice in Monroe (1960-2013). During his career, he was a member of the Walton County Board of Public Health; provided general anesthesia, general and gynecological surgery, and obstetrics; was a preceptor for the Medical College of Georgia and Mercer medical schools; was the director of Emergency Medical Services for Walton Medical Center; was the chief of staff at Walton Medical Center; was a Georgia state medical examiner; served as a member of the Walton County Hospital Board of Authority, and was a legislator in the Georgia House of Representatives.

Among his memberships: the American Medical Association, the Medical Association of Georgia, the Georgia Academy of Family Practice, the American College of Physician Executives, the American Health Information Management, the American Hospital Association and the Better Business Bureau.

Dr. Moreland is survived by his wife, Mary Kaye Moreland; four children, CJ Moreland (Kayron), Theresa Moreland, Cynthia Moreland (Ed) and Jeffrey Moreland; two grandchildren, Michelle Hughes and Jack Moreland (Laura); one great-granddaughter McKenzie Hughes; two stepchildren, Rick Morse (Courtney) and Leigh Morse Looney (Kelson); and two step-grandchildren Sophia Morse and Tripp Looney, as well as many other members of a large family.

Dr. Moreland loved sports, especially the Georgia Bulldogs and the Atlanta Braves, and was very loving and supportive of his relatives and friends. But mainly, he loved to work, and to help everyone around him to have a better life. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. Thursday, May 23, at Meadows Funeral Home in Monroe, with services at 11:00 in the Meadows Chapel.

Burial will follow immediately at Rest Haven Cemetery.

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