Jagendra Apabhai Patel
September 6, 1938 - September 3, 2023

Dr. Jagendra Apabhai Patel passed away September 3rd 2023 at the age of 84, just a few days short of his 85th birthday. He was born in Jinja, Uganda to Apabhai and Prabhavatiben Patel. He completed medical school training in India in 1966 and continued working in medicine along side his wife in UK and Canada before eventually settling in Kentucky where he was a beloved general physician for many years. After over 25 years in Kentucky, Dr. Patel and his wife retired to Florida in 2004.
He was a dedicated husband, brother, uncle, granduncle and friend to so many but even more than this was his compassion, generosity, strength and ability to inspire this in so many others whom he encountered throughout his life. He enjoyed traveling, photography, gardening and getting to know people from all walks of life. He is preceded in death by his wife, Dr. Madhukanta Patel and his elder sister, Arunaben Patel. He is survived by his brother, sisters, and many nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and nephews and many more extended family members.Funeral service will be held at Michels-Lundquist Funeral Home on September 8, 2023 at 9 am.


1 Comment

  • Andy Milliken Posted September 7, 2023 11:04 am

    Jagu, just like Madhu, never looked down on anybody unless he was helping them up. Grief doesn’t get lighter… we just get used to carrying the weight. Jagu will be dearly missed.


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