Posted on: May 30, 2017
Dr. Robert Hoyt Yoe, Jr., 88, passed away August 24, 2012.
Born in Mobile, AL September 17, 1923, to Robert Hoyt Yoe and Texcie Willcox Yoe, he married Gillian Elizabeth (Betty) Comer in October 1949. He moved to Birmingham, AL in 1939, graduated from Phillips High School, received his B.S. from Birmingham Southern College. Dr. Yoe received his M.D. from Vanderbilt Medical School and Internal Medicine and Cardiology at University of Virginia at Charlottesville, VA.
He served in the United States Army from 1951-1953, serving in Korea in 1952, and assigned to 828 M.A.S.H. (Hemorrhagic Fever Center). Dr. Yoe had a private practice and was a staff instructor at U.A.B. Medical School 1953-1955 and a full-time private practice 1955-1990, working mainly at Montclair Medical Center and Brookwood Hospital. He was a co-founder of Cardiovascular Associates in 1960 with Dr. John Burrett. Dr. Yoe was a Board Certified Internal Medicine, Fellow American College of Physicians (FACP), Board Certified American Board of Cardiology, and Fellow American College of Cardiology (FACC). He was a member of Canterbury Church.