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Dr. Forrest Kay Huntington

September 30, 1930 - April 27, 2020
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After 89 years of a life fully lived, Dr. Forrest Kay Huntington shuffled off his mortal coil on Monday, April 27. He died peacefully in his sleep of natural causes at his residence in Greenville, SC. His wife, Betty, and her son, Jervey, were at his side. Kay was the son of Dr. Robert HowardContinue Reading

Annabel Pougnier left a message on April 22, 2021:
I hope Dr. Huntington’s survivors will see this, over a year after his death, for he saved my mother’s life in 1983 when he had her tested for suspected lung cancer.....which was successfully removed and her life prolonged by 35 years. His intelligent advice was a godsend and many are the times I have thought of him since. My mother, Annabel Moses, died seven months after Dr. Huntington, at age 93, and I hope they meet in the great beyond so that she may again thank him, too.
William F. (Bill) Childers, MD left a message on May 4, 2020:
I remember Dr. Huntington well as he helped train me in the internal medicine aspect of my family medicine residency along with Drs. Barnard and Stephenson. I never heard or saw him get upset with any of us or his patients. He always had a kind smile for all, a gentle demeanor, and was truly a fantastic role model for me as a physician. Thanks to him again and my sympathies and prayers are with you all. 
Joe Dennis Rackley Jr left a message on May 1, 2020:
I attended Greenville Senior High School with Kay's daughters Liz and Sarah Huntington of course I remember his son David.

I have fond memories of Kay and the family. I was fortunate to have known the beloved Katherine "Gammy" King - she was like my own grandmother. Kay Huntington took care of his mother in law.

I want to share this: I was a helping caregiver to a dear friend who was terminally ill. She had some brain damage from flatline during surgery - Unrelated To Dr Huntington. My friend insisted the doctors were not treating her correctly.

I was undone. Thank GOD I had friends whose daddy was a doctor and I was friend of the family. Kay looked at the records and rest assured me that under the circumstances she was being well taken care of. I will always have much gratitude for his concern and kindness.

In the recesses of my 64 year old mind, I can see the first time I met Kay. Liz introduced me to her dad. He was sitting in what I think may have been a comfortably stuffed lounge chair which was probably his favorite TV or reading spot? He stood up and towered over me and welcomed me with a smile. If I recall this was a room between the kitchen/breakfast room and a front room facing the street. I believe this room later became the dining room when the house was redecorated.

I was a member of The Christ Church Choir. The choir sang during The Book of Common Prayer - Morning Prayer and The Eucharist.

In The Order of The English Succession of Bishops and confirmed by them:

Kay, Betty, and I among a host of others knelt before GOD to confess our sin and We stood before GOD in praise and thanksgivings. We drank from The Common Cup of Wine and shared The Host of bread in Celebration of The Life, Death and Resurrection of Jesus The Christ.

Kay will be interred in Christ Church Cemetery at rest among many of my friends. I visit the grounds from time to time. I will go there soon. I pass the house on McDaniel Avenue from time to time - a white house occupied a time ago by another family.

I'm so grateful to have known Kay and his family.
[email protected] left a message on April 30, 2020:
I worked with Dr. H for a long time at Gastro until he retired. I admired his humor and quick wit.. He treated all of us as if we were family and truly cared about how we were in the day to day grind of life. Sorry for your loss Betty, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers....  Donna G. Gastroenterology Assoc.    
Amy Cothran Mosley left a message on April 29, 2020:
Jervey, Amy, Dani, & Jervey,
I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember you all fondly & will be praying for you in the days ahead.
Love, “Miss Amy”
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Peace Center left a message on April 29, 2020:
We are so sorry to hear of Forrest's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We hope you find peace and love in the memories you cherish. 

With Deepest Sympathy,
Your friends at the Peace Center
Yvonne Roberts Smith left a message on April 29, 2020:
Very fond memories at the "Old Greenville General Hosp." He lived his life well and what a legacy to leave. Condolences to the Huntington Family & Friends. God bless and comfort you all.
Susan L Gorman left a message on April 28, 2020:
This breaks my heart!  Dr. Huntington was the Doctor that discovered that I had the dreaded Ulcerative Colitis disease at the age of 12. Well I stayed with him until he retired. He was one special Doctor and I will never forget his kindness. Prayers to The Huntington Family..
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