Obituary of Margaret "Peggy" Radin
Margaret “Peggy” Radin
Margaret Dorathea “Peggy” Radin, of Nicholasville, KY passed away May 28, 2021. She retired as a Chief Petty Officer after serving 20 years in the U.S. Coast Guard mostly in the Reserves. Peggy and her husband of 68 years, Arthur “Gene” Radin, had 62 years of combined service in the U.S. Coast Guard.
Peggy graduated at the top of her class from Martin Behrman High School in New Orleans in 1947. She then completed her training at the IBM keypunching school, becoming one of the first young ladies to market her skills as an IBM keypunch operator in 1949. While her husband was pursuing his bachelor’s degree at Florida State University, Peggy used the opportunity to begin a degree in Arts Education at FSU. Peggy was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of the USCG Auxiliary and along with her husband, served as long-time volunteers at the Thomas-Hood Veterans Center along with volunteer service to a variety of other non-profit organizations in the great Lexington area.
A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Peggy enjoyed being with her family. She was creative, innovative, intelligent, kind and faithful. Peggy enjoyed traveling and visited many countries far and near with her beloved husband. She taught her family to enjoy life, to trust in God and have faith, fellowship and fun.
Peggy leaves to cherish her memory her daughters Wendy Henry (Keith) of Lexington, Becky Turbeville (Wayne) of Crestwood, KY and five precious grandchildren: Devin Henry and Shae Henry Kimbell (Lee) plus Mitchell, Jamie and Aiden Turbeville. The family appreciates the help and support of the Radin’s many friends. In accordance with Gene’s and Peggy’s wishes, they will be laid to rest with military funeral honors at 2:30pm October 1, 2021 at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. A LIFE CELEBRATION will be from 3:30pm - 8pm Friday, October 1, 2021 at Clark Legacy Center, 601 E. Brannon Rd, Nicholasvile, KY 40356. Memorial contributions may be made to the Thomas-Hood Veterans Center.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Margaret Radin, please visit Tribute Store