E. Rubin Bernhard, Jr. M.D, age 82, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on October 22, 1931 in San Antonio, Texas to Lydia Clara & Ernest Rubin Bernhard Sr. Rubin grew up in Fredericksburg, Texas and graduated from high school in 1949. He attended Texas Lutheran College and graduated in 1952. And in 1956, he graduated from the University of Texas Medical School. He joined the U. S. Navy and served as a physician from 1958-1961. Rubin was a family practitioner serving the south side of San Antonio for 50 years. He was Vice President of the Texas Medical Association and President of Bexar County Medical Society.
Rubin is preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn McGaughey Bernhard.
Survivors include his children, Rubin Bernhard III, Russell Bernhard, and Melody Bernhard; and sister, Shirley Schaefer.
Visitation will take place from 6:00–8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Sunset Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 29, 2014 at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Steve Coker officiating. Services will conclude in the chapel.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Texas Lutheran University (www.tlu.edu/giving/