Kenneth R. Babcock
September 25, 1945 - December 14, 2017
Mr. Kenneth "Ken" Richard Babcock, 72, of Gibsonville, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Moses Cone Hospital.
A gathering of friends and family will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 5:00 until 7:00 pm at Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm St. Chapel in Greensboro.
Ken was born September 25, 1945 in Dansville, NY to Isabelle Potter Babcock and Celian Babcock. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the United States Navy as a Torpedo man (TM2). Ken retired from John H. Harland Company after 30 years of employment. He married the love of his life, Sara Frances Miller on January 2, 1971 in Burlington, NC and shared 46 wonderful years together. Ken was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend, and a proud American.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Sara of the home; daughter, Trulia Lynn Shields; son, Kenneth Richard Babcock, Jr.; grandchildren, Xandria Louise Shields, Tristan O'Neil Shields, Jacob Keith Babcock, and Robert Henry Babcock; brother, William Babcock; sisters, Patricia Hall and Sandra Adams; and other extended family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7029 Albert Pick Rd., Suite, 200, Greensboro, NC 27409.
Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com