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Stephen M Jordan

January 29, 1942 ~ April 15, 2020 (age 78)

Obituary

Dr. Stephen M. Jordan passed away on April 15, 2020 at Ogeechee Area Hospice.  He was born in Sylvania, Georgia on January 29, 1942 to Floreine and Marion Jordan.  Dr. Jordan graduated from the University of Georgia in June 1965 with a BS in Chemistry and a minor in Physics.  In his freshman year at UGA, he was elected to BIFTAD, the highest honor a freshman or sophomore male may attain.  He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity and continued to be active in the alumni chapter in Statesboro.  He then went on to graduate from the Medical College of Georgia in June 1969 with a medical degree.  He completed a one-year internship at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida in 1970.  Dr. Jordan completed his first year of his Internal Medicine residency at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, MN.  He then returned to Augusta Georgia to finish his residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia and also completed a Cardiology Fellowship while in Augusta.  He then enlisted in the US Army as Chief of Medicine and Cardiology at Darnall Army Hospital in Fort Hood, Texas from 1973-1975.  On April 15, 1975 he was appointed to the medical staff of Bulloch Memorial Hospital.  He was Chief of Staff at BMH from 1982-1983 and then again in 1990-1991.  He was on active staff until he received Emeritus status in 2016.

Dr. Jordan was a member of First Baptist Church and Rotary Club of Statesboro.  While attending medical school one of his professor's told the class to choose one hobby because that was all they would have time for while practicing medicine and he chose quail hunting.  He also enjoyed sailing and watching the rain while sitting on the back porch.

He is survived by his sons, Spencer Haynes Jordan and Stephen Marion Jordan, Jr. and a daughter Alison Leigh Jordan, all of Statesboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents Marion and Floreine Jordan and his son David Hopkins Jordan of Albany.

A private graveside service and burial will be held at Eastside Cemetery.

Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P O Box 531, Statesboro, Georgia 30459.

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