Jeffrey Bryan Radabaugh
Jeffrey Bryan Radabaugh, 70, Westfield, passed away peacefully on the morning of March 16, 2020. He was born in Kokomo on Oct. 20, 1949. Jeff married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Rebecca Tarkington, on Dec. 19, 1970, and they were happily married for 50 years.
Jeff graduated from Western High School in 1967 and earned his degree in occupational therapy from Indiana University Medical Center in 1977.
Jeff made a positive impact in the lives of the adults and children he served through his work as an occupational therapist at United Cerebral Palsy Clinic and Community Hospital Hook Rehab in Indianapolis. His honesty and integrity earned him the respect and friendship of many colleagues as he continued to serve others in the realm of medical sales and eventually as vice president of Ambulatory Care Services and New Business Integration for Indiana University Health. His spirit of service continued through his participation in the Kiwanis Club, Westfield Chapter, of which he was president.
A true nature lover, Jeff enjoyed feeding his birds, playing with his dog, fishing and spending time in his gardens. His greatest joy, however, was spending time with his family and friends.
He was always ready with a listening ear, honest advice and a recent creation from his kitchen.
Along with the memories of his warm smiles, strong handshakes and enveloping hugs, Jeff is survived by his wife, Becky Radabaugh; their children, Katie (Lane) Benziger and J.B. (Shannon) Radabaugh, and grandchildren, Charlotte, Jacob, Lucy and Elizabeth.
A celebration of Jeff's life will be scheduled at a future time, when family and friends can gather to laugh, hug and share memories.
Donations may be made to the charitable organization of your choice, in honor of Jeff. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please go home and hug your families tight.
Stout and Son Funeral Home, Russiaville, has been entrusted with arrangements and messages of condolence may be left online at
Published on March 21, 2020


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Martyn Furnish (Indiana District of Kiwanis)
Mar 27, 2020
Jeff's advocacy for Maddie and her specially adapted bike lives high in my memory. Many others have heard how he sagely foretold that the right dog was going to find me and Joyce one day. Always helpful, always generous and with a generous and genuine greeting.
Oh, still did not really like his hazelnut coffee but loved the generous spirit that offered it!
Susan Smith
Mar 26, 2020
Becky, so very sorry for your loss. So glad you have such a wonderful family to help you. I know you and what a wonderful life partner you were for Jeff. So many memories. Hugs to you and Katie.
Melinda Huey
Mar 23, 2020
Aunt Becky I am so sorry to hear about uncle Jeff's passing . I remember when I use to spend time with you guys when I was a little girl. I send huge hugs to you and your kids during this difficult time . I pray that God will comfort you and that you feel his arms around you holding you and your kids and grandkids during this difficult time and days to come. May God shower is blessings over you and give you his strength and peace. I am here for you and love you very much. I love and will miss uncle Jeff. I will continue to pray for you and your family.
May God Bless you . Melinda
Robert Andrew Burkhead
Mar 22, 2020
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Karen and Chris Mantay
Mar 22, 2020
Becky, Katie, and JB, we were so surprised to hear of Jeff's passing. So sorry for your loss. Jeff was a wonderful person, and a great neighbor. Our condolences to you and your families. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. 🙏❤
Love and blessings,
Karen and Chris
Tom and Bonnie Simandle
Mar 22, 2020
We were very saddened to hear the news of Jeff's passing.
Our prayers are with you and the family.
Love to all.
Cathy ( Horoho) and Greg Bartrum
Mar 22, 2020
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Aurora Lee
Mar 21, 2020
Becky I was sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. I enjoyed learning from him about his gardening. He also was always willing to listen. He was a great man.
Ellen Boles (Atkisson)
Mar 21, 2020
Becky...I was shocked to see that Jeff passed away. I'm so very sorry. I thought he'd be around forever. He had the biggest heart. Thank you for letting him give me kisses (from his grade school love!!!) My prayers are with you.