Dr. Robert H. Ebert II, age 61, died at home in North Little Rock, Arkansas on June 17, 2019. The cause of death was a heart attack. Dr. Ebert was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on March 29, 1958 to Dr. Richard V. Ebert and Shirley F. Ebert. He moved with his family to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1966 where he graduated from St. Paul Academy. He then received his A.B. degree from Harvard College with a cum laude in Biology. He continued his education by receiving his M.A. degree in Neurobiology from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Ebert received a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and his M.D. degree from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine. He spent his internship and residency in Psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa and his fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Duke University. Dr. Ebert was Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as Board Certified in Geriatric Psychiatry. His awards include the Richard V. Ebert Award from the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas College of Medicine and the Outstanding Clinical Service in IMPACT (Program of Assertive Community Treatment) from the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oklahoma-Tulsa. Dr. Ebert had served 15 years at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock. He was an outstanding clinician and cared deeply about his patients. Dr. Ebert had a great love for the outdoors. He loved his family's summer home in Cornucopia, Wisconsin by Lake Superior where he loved to fish in the lakes and streams. He had a contagious smile and a great sense of humor. His family and friends will miss his laughter. Dr. Ebert was devoted to his family, and he will be greatly missed. Dr. Ebert is survived by his two brothers: Dr. Michael H. Ebert (wife, Ellen) of Guilford, Connecticut and Richard V. Ebert Jr. (wife, Seyin) of Fayetteville, Arkansas and by two sisters: Constance A. Ebert of St. Paul, Minnesota and Susan L. Ebert of Minneapolis, Minnesota along with many nieces and nephews. Private arrangements were under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com.
Published July 10, 2019