J. Douglas Nisbet, M.D., 83, of Naples, Florida and Warwick, passed away August 12, 2013 at Kent Hospital. He was the husband of the late Lois M. (Barber) Nisbet, R.N.
Raised in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late William and Ellen (McNeil) Nisbet. Dr. Nisbet was a private practice OB-GYN at Kent Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital. He also served in The United States Navy Medical Corps. He was a graduate of Providence College and New York Medical College and served his residency at Rhode Island Hospital and Providence Lying-In Hospital. He was a member of ACOG, R.I.M.S., NEOGS and the Boston Obstetrical Society. He was also a member of the East Greenwich Yacht Club and Quidnessett Country Club.
Dr. Nisbet was a man of tremendous intelligence, pride, integrity and love of family. An avid golfer, sailor, reader and spectator of his grandchildren’s sporting events. He was a tremendous inspiration and role model to all.
He was the beloved father of J. Douglas Nisbet II, M.D. and his wife, Debra, Steven A. Nisbet, Esq. and his wife, Julie, Matthew S. Nisbet, C.P.A. and his wife, Deborah, Deborah R. Sadak and her husband, John and the late Mark B. Nisbet, husband of Diane Garvey. Caring brother of William Nisbet, M.D. and the late Thomas Nisbet. Special friend of Adele Miele. Cherished grandfather of thirteen.
A private memorial service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to The American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated. Arrangements by The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home. www.murphyfuneralhomes.org