Brentwood-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home

9010 Church Street East, Brentwood, TN


Robert Duncan Macmillan

September 4, 1929October 9, 2019

Dr. Robert (Bob) Duncan Macmillan passed away peacefully at home during the early hours of October 9, 2019, after an extended battle with renal failure. He is survived by his children, Jean Keith, Bruce Macmillan, Doug Macmillan, Chris Jablonske, Robert Macmillan Jr., and Andrew Macmillan, and their loving spouses and children. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Portia R. Macmillan, and his second wife, Madeline M. Macmillan. Bob was born September 4, 1929 in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from College of Wooster in 1951, and subsequently earned a Master of Science from Ohio State University. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from Ohio State. After Residency in Anesthesiology at Duke University and two years active duty in the United States Air Force, he chose to settle in Nashville, TN. Bob then went on to become one of the true pioneers of anesthesia in Nashville, starting both Middle Tennessee Anesthesia and Anesthesia Consultants of Nashville. Under his leadership, these groups then went on to merge to become Anesthesia Medical Group. He remained professionally active, practicing until the age of 77. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests a donation to either the Friends of Radnor Lake or United Way. There will be a gathering of Family and Friends from two o'clock until four o'clock pm on Saturday, October 12th at Brentwood-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, 9010 Church Street East.


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Sharon Huff

October 13, 2019

I worked for his son Rob as a medical assistant and was fortunate to become ‘a part’ of his family. I had no family of my own in TN and they all welcomed me for holidays etc. I house sat and took care of the Great Dane his son and daughter in law had while they stayed in his home. I was sick once while working with Rob and he picked me up from work and took me to Rob & Susannah’s to recoup. I am honored to say I knew him and forever blessed because I did. Love, Sharon (Buckeye Girl)

Ehab Kasasbeh

October 13, 2019

Our condolences to the family of Dr Bob