Oct 22, 2014, 3:03 p.m.
Dr. James L. Kegler, who was known as a family-type doctor and a socially progressive individual, died Aug. 25, 2014, at his home in Roselawn from a stroke. He was 67.
Dr. Kegler was born March 19, 1947, one of 11 children born in Grenada, Mississippi. He graduated from Carrie Dotson High School in Grenada in 1966. He received his undergraduate studies from Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi, as a biology major with an emphasis in medicine. Dr. Kegler received medical training from Harvard University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and in 1975 received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati with honors.
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