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Gene Babcock
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1931
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1985
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

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.
Family links: 
  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)
*Calculated relationship
Agency Cemetery
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section E, Lot 12
Created by: Lesa Pfrommer
Record added: Aug 06, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9278722
Gene Babcock
Added by: Lesa Pfrommer
Gene Babcock
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