Doris Mae Radabaugh of Parkersburg, West Virginia passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, WV.
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She was born December 26, 1942 at Dekalb, Gilmer County, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Oren and Evelyn Davis Radabaugh.
She is survived by sister Mary Radabaugh, brother Roy (Jane), sister-in-law Willadean C. Radabaugh, nephew Craig (Melissa), niece Marcia (Philip Mahone), great-nephew Justin (Jesica), great-nieces Ashley, Brooke (Tim), and Kylee, great-great-nephews Jayden, Jordan, Landon, and Chase, and great-great-nieces Jaelyn and Jaselyn, and twelve first cousins. She was proceeded in death by her brother Robert Fred Radabaugh in 2016.
Doris was a 1960 graduate of Tanner High School in Gilmer County. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Education from Glenville State College and a Master’s in Education from West Virginia University. Doris was a business education teacher at Parkersburg High School for thirty-four years. During her tenure she served as Business Department Chair. She was a member and past president of Delta Kappa Gamma, West Virginia Delta Chapter, a professional society for women educators. Doris was a member and former treasurer of Union Valley Baptist Church.
A genealogist; Doris and her sister Mary compiled and published a four volume Census of Cemeteries of Gilmer County; The Descendants of Benjamin Radabaugh; The Families of Ephraim and Maria Conger Davis and Robert and Sarah Jane McCray Whiting. She edited The Chronology of the Descendants of John and Elizabeth Richards Beall complied by the late Dr. James Woofter. Doris and Mary were presented the 2018 John and Margaret Hacker Award by the Hacker’s Creek Pioneer Descendants Inc. of Horner, West Virginia for their contributions to the Central West Virginia Genealogy and History Library.
Doris enjoyed spending time and hosting gatherings of family and friends at The Farm on Lower Cedar Creek in Gilmer County.
There will be no visitation. A private graveside service will be at the convenience of the family with Pastor Bill Law officiating. Interment will be in the Pisgah Church Cemetery west of Glenville, West Virginia. Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville, WV is handling arrangements for Doris Radabaugh.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to:
Union Valley Baptist Church, 3349 Old St. Mary’s Pike, Parkersburg, WV 26104,
Tanner High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, PO Box 12, Glenville, WV 26351, or
The Humane Society of Parkersburg, PO Box 392, Parkersburg, WV 26102. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.stumpfuneralhomes.com