Dr. Wordinger, Professor, passes away; Values flag lowered in his honor

We are saddened to report that Robert Wordinger, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology & Immunology, passed away on Friday, Jan. 23, after a long illness. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at the First United Methodist Church, 521 W. Pipeline Road, in Hurst. Dr. Wordinger’s obituary will be included in Daily News as soon as it is available — we extend our sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. The UNTHSC Values flag will remain at half-staff through Friday in his honor.

In lieu of flowers, Dr. Wordinger’s family requests that memorial gifts be made to UNTHSC’s Wordinger scholarship fund. Those interested may give online and note the funds are for the Wordinger Scholarship, or account 97129, in the "designation" box. Gifts also may be made by mail.