Eugene Richard Inwood, 76, a colonel in the Army Medical Corps who was chief of psychiatric services at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center when he retired in 1960, died of a lung ailment Feb. 19 at the Mendocino Coast District Hospital in Fort Bragg, Calif.

From the time he left the military until he retired a second time in 1978, Col. Inwood conducted a private practice in psychiatry in Bethesda. He was a member of the staffs of Sibley Memorial and Georgetown University hospitals and taught at the Georgetown medical school for about 20 years until 1975, when he was made a professor emeritus.

Col. Inwood lived in Bethesda until moving to Fort Bragg earlier this month. He was born in South Bend, Ind., and graduated from Indiana University, where he also earned his medical degree.

He was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps in 1935 and was stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, when the Japanese attacked it on Dec. 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II. Later in the war he served in Europe. He began his service at Walter Reed in 1946.

Col. Inwood was a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the Kenwood Golf and Country Club.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Adams Inwood, of Fort Bragg; one son, William R. Inwood, also of Fort Bragg; one brother, William H. Inwood of South Bend, and two granddaughters.