Robert Clark Haynes Jr., 83, of Charlottesville, Va., died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at his home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22901.
Born Aug. 17, 1925, in Springfield, he was the son of the late Robert C. Haynes Sr., M.D., and Gladys Frazier Haynes. He grew up in Marshall, where he met his wife, Mary Jane; they were married in the summer of 1953 in Belmont, Mass. He received an M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 1948 and received a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Harvard in 1953. He was a captain in the Army Medical Corps, serving at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital in Denver, Colo., from 1953 to 1955. He later moved to Chesterfield, Ohio, where he was a professor of pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He and his family moved to Charlottesville, where he taught in the Pharmacology Department and ran a research lab at Virginia School of Medicine until his retirement in 1990.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Marilee and Barbie; one son, John; four grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Lee.