|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1931|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 1985|
Son of Elmer Roy Babcock & Nancy Priscilla Deatherage. Husband of Lou Ann Moore.
Gene Babcock died while trying to restrain a gunshot victim at Heartland Hospital. Gene was knocked down by the man, causing him to fall on his back against a large scale. He was examined in the emergency room after complaining of pain, shortness of breath and dizziness and died a short time later, authorities said.
Thursday, 26 Dec 1985 St. Joseph paper:
Gene Babcock, 54, Route 1, Agency MO, died early Wednesday afternoon at a local hospital. Mr. Babcock was employed by Heartland Hospital West as a security guard and also had farmed in the Agency community.
He was a veteran of the Air Force, having served in the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lou Ann Moore Babcock, in January 1979.
He was a member of the Agency Christian Church, was president of the Faucett MO Lions Club and was also a member of the Agency Cemetery Board.
Surviving are his son, Michael Gene Babcock, Agency; three daughters, Barbara Joyce Roe and Margaret (Peggy) Diane Roe, both of St. Joseph, and Debra Ann Babcock of the home; two brothers, Roy Dale Babcock, Gladstone MO, and Homer Babcock, Houston; two sisters, Helen Joy Williams, Dearborn MO, and Minnie Lou Miller, St. Joseph; his stepmother, Lillian Babcock, St. Joseph; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. Burial will be at the Agency Cemetery.
Elmer Roy Babcock (1895 - 1969)
Nancy Priscilla Deatherage Babcock (1892 - 1960)
Lou Ann Moore Babcock (1934 - 1979)*
James Eric Babcock (1969 - 1969)*
Baby Babcock (1918 - 1918)*
Chester Ralph Babcock (1919 - 1920)*
Virgil Lee Babcock (1921 - 1968)*
Roy Dale Babcock (1922 - 1989)*
Helen Joy Babcock Williams (1925 - 2000)*
Homer Manford Babcock (1926 - 2006)*
Gene Babcock (1931 - 1985)
Plot: Section E, Lot 12
Created by: Lesa Pfrommer
Record added: Aug 06, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9278722