Dr. Leon Reuhland
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Dr. Leon Reuhland

Dr. Leon Reuhland, 77 of Woodbury, Tennessee passed away at his home after an illness on October 4, 2012. He was born on June 16, 1935 in Ionia Michigan. His parents were the late Sherry and Florence (Vanderberg) Reuhland.
He is survived by his wife Phyllis Henley Reuhland of Woodbury, Dr. Richard Reuhland and wife Connie Reuhland of Winston-Salem, NC, the late Debbie Reuhland Lewis, Nancy Reuhland Frye of Paradise, California, Dave Reuhland of Woodbury, Dr. Michael Winter and wife Amy, and Mitch Winter of Jacksonville, Florida, Cheri Winter Treco of New York, Chrislee Miller of Orlando, Florida. Jarrad Henley and wife, Tawnia of Centertown, TN. He has 19 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Dr. Reuhland moved to Cannon County in 1971 to join Drs. Myers, Bryant, and Wolf in medical practice at the Good Samaritan Hospital. He completed Medical School at Loma Linda University in California and Post Graduate Medical training in Orlando, Florida. He and Dr. Wolf later established Woodbury Medical Center. He was also instrumental in establishing Stones River Hospital. Dr. Reuhland loved treating his patients and many friends. He served as the Cannon County Medical Examiner for many years. Dr. Reuhland loved and supported law enforcement on a local basis with the police and sheriff’s departments. He also served state wide with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and as a Special Agent in the TBI.
He loved travelling with his wife and family. He loved adventures including travelling cross country in an eighteen wheeler with his son Dave. He had been a private pilot in the past and loved raising rottweilers. He was a member of the Woodbury Seventh Day Adventist church.
Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home Sunday, October 7 from 3-8 pm. A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Woodbury Church of Christ at 1 pm on Monday October 8, 2012. Pastors Dennis Clark and Eddie Turner will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Garden.

 In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Leon L. Reuhland MD, Scholarship Fund. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details. (615) 563-5337. Condolences may be sent online to www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net

Members Opinions:
October 05, 2012 at 2:48pm
Best Dr.that ever come to Woodbury you will be missed so much
October 05, 2012 at 6:20pm
A good friend and a great Doctor I will really miss him.
October 05, 2012 at 10:37pm
He was great Doctor and friend. He will be missed.
October 06, 2012 at 7:14am
He was an inspiration to us all & i will greatly miss him.
October 06, 2012 at 9:06pm
Dr. Reuhland has been a great friend to law enforcement over the years. No matter who was Sheriff or Chief of Police he would go the extra mile to help with whatever we needed. He will be greatly missed in the Law Enforcement Family.
Tony Burnett
October 08, 2012 at 1:04pm
Dr. Reuhland has been a friend of our family for years, going the distance in law enforcement in Cannon County no matter WHO was in office. He was someone to look up to, admire and had friends everywhere as was seen by the night before and today at the service....he will be greatly missed in Cannon County and our condolences go out to his children, wife and the rest of his family....
October 09, 2012 at 4:29am

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