Thomas Alan Hoyt, M.D., age 67, of Bryan, passed away on August 18, 2016, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
The son of Robert and Martha Hoyt, Tom was born on May 20, 1949, in Chicago, Illinois. He was married to Leslie Ellen Kimball on September 28, 1974, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Tom attended the University of Michigan, where he received a bachelor degree in 1972. In 1975, he graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. After an internship at Northwestern University Medical School and residencies in internal medicine and anesthesiology, Tom began practicing anesthesiology in 1981 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 1984, Tom moved to Bryan, Texas with his wife and children. He was a founding partner of Brazos Anesthesiology Associates, where he practiced until his retirement in 1993. In retirement, Tom enjoyed traveling, reading, working on his house and yard, volunteering in the community, researching family history, following his Michigan Wolverines and his adopted Texas Aggies, and loving on his seven grandkids. He was a kind and generous man who touched the lives of many. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Bryan.
Tom was preceded in death by his father, Robert Hoyt, and his mother, Martha Hoyt. He is survived by his beloved wife of almost 42 years, Leslie Hoyt; his daughter Alissa Sloan and her husband Dean, of Middletown, Maryland; his son Robert Hoyt and his wife Leah, of Round Rock; his seven grandchildren, Evan Hoyt, Grant Sloan, Andrew Sloan, Ella Kate Hoyt, Molly Sloan, Benjamin Sloan, and Caroline Sloan; and his sisters, Marge Gardiner, Linda Ellis, Sally Hoyt, and Nancy Lang. At the time of his death, Tom was surrounded by members of his family.
The family wishes to thank Texas Home Health Hospice for the care that Tom received from them in his final days.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to First United Methodist Church in Bryan.
A Celebration of Tom’s life will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, August 28th, at First United Methodist Church, 506 E. 28th Street, Bryan, Texas. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers.
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