Andrew Sidney Boskind, M.D., age 81, of Hendersonville, Tennessee passed away on August 28,2022, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was surrounded by his loving family and will be greatly missed.
Andrew Boskind was born January 12, 1941 in Malabar, Florida to the late Sidney and Ethelwynn Boskind, the second of three boys. He was preceded in death by his younger brother Christopher Boskind. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Helen Boskind, son John (Cindy, Spencer, Carter, Alexis) Boskind, daughter Julie (David, Andrew, Bryce, Bennett) Murphy, brother Richard (Martha) Boskind, and sister-in-law Connie Boskind, as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was a Vietnam Veteran and proudly served his country from 1966-1968.
Dr. Boskind was an active staff member for over 30 years at Tennessee Christian Medical Center, Skyline Medical Center, and was an original member on the staff of Hendersonville Medical Center. At various times he served as Chief of Staff and/or Chief of Surgery at several of these hospitals. He retired in 2007 after 35 years of practicing General Surgery.
He was an active member of Madison Campus Seventh-day Adventist Church since 1974. He taught a Sabbath School Class for over 30 years. He had a heart for missions and his class established a fund to serve others in the Amazon, Egypt, Guatemala, Philippines, Russia, and Solomon Islands. He traveled with a group from the Nashville area to Nigeria to do surgery. He also started a Neighborhood Fund which was to help widows or the elderly who needed simple home repairs, wheelchair ramps, etc., but could not afford them.
After retirement he helped establish Madison Christian Medical Clinic to serve the working uninsured community. It was staffed by volunteer physicians and nurses until its closure in 2015.
Special thanks to caregiver Janice Avery who took such great care of him for nearly 4 years.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Madison Academy Endowment Fund or Madison Campus Elementary Endowment Fund.
Celebration of Life services will be held on Saturday September 24, 2022 at 3 pm at Madison Campus Seventh Day Adventist Church, 607 Larkin Springs Road, Madison, TN with visitation from 2-3 pm.