Dr. Marshall Kenneth Stambovsky, 67, of Johnson City, Tennessee, passed away on January 20, 2019 at the Johnson City Medical Center due to complications from diabetes. Born in Springfield, Massachusetts on August 11, 1951, Dr. Stambovsky was the son of the late David and Rosalyn Ascher Stambovsky. Dr. Stambovsky graduated from Boston University in 1976 with a degree in biology. Afterward, he attended Baylor College of Medicine, graduating with a bachelor of science in the Physician’s Assistant Program. In 1989, he earned his Doctor of Medicine from St. Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies. Dr. Stambovsky’s graduation ceremony was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, NY. He was selected by his graduating class for the school’s prestigious Humanitarian Award. From 1990 to 1993, Dr. Stambovsky was a Family Medicine Resident with East Tennessee State University, in Johnson City, TN and served as Chief Resident in 1993. He was board certified in Family Medicine. His early medical career took him to Maine, Texas, New Hampshire, and to parts of Tennessee. Dr. Stambovsky was also a former Medical Director of the Sullivan County Health Department, Blountville, TN. In recent years, he worked as a Locum Tenens Physician. This provided him with an opportunity to combine his love of travel and his mission as a physician. Through this program, Dr. Stambovsky worked in Tennessee, Nevada, Mississippi, and Florida as a devoted doctor. Two of his placements were on Indian Reservations in both Mississippi and Nevada. During his high school years in Springfield, Marshall formed a band known as The Echoes and was the lead guitarist. His love of music fostered a lifelong obsession to collect music and memorabilia for famous musical groups. Additionally, he was a collector of memorabilia for Sci Fi movies. He is also remembered as a lover of animals of all kinds. He took pleasure in watching the wild animals in his yard, as well as leaving food for them when the weather turned bad. Dr. Stambovsky will always be remembered by many of his patients for his personal care and excellent medical expertise. He received many letters of praise from patients, thanking him for the care he provided in times of illness or emergency. Additionally, he received awards of recognition from fellow physicians and healthcare agencies that are too numerous to include. He was loved by the nurses and other staff in the facilities in which he worked. Dr. Stambovsky is survived by his sister Marjorie Stambovsky of Daytona, Florida, and a brother Robert (Donna) Stambovsky of Lancaster, California. He also leaves behind a special friend Leon Humphreys. His sister, Carol (Craig) Paul of Beverly Hills, Michigan passed away on January 30, 2019. In Dr. Stambovsky’s memory, the family requests that donations be made to your local animal shelters. Tetrick Funeral Home is serving the Stambovsky family. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Marshall Kenneth Stambovsky please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Marshall Kenneth Stambovsky August 11 1951 January 20 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Bluff City, state: Tennessee