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James Harold Babcock
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Birth: May 5, 1925
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 2010
Wake County
North Carolina, USA


APEX, NC - James Harold Babcock, 84, of Apex died peacefully at home on Friday, February 26, 2010.

Mr. Babcock was born in Kenmore, NY to Harold C. Babcock and Rachel Sharpe Babcock on May 8, 1925.

Mr. Babcock served his country as a Sergeant in the US Army during WWII from 1943 until 1945.

He was a professional baseball player for the farm system of the Brooklyn Dodgers for eight years.

Mr. Babcock is survived by his children, Susan B. Marrow (Rodney) of Greensboro, James R. Babcock of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Jeffrey C. Babcock (Holly) of Apex; his grandchildren, Melissa B. Moore (Dave), Christine E. Babcock, Dianne B. Rountree (Adam), Christopher Babcock, and David Babcock.

He is also survived by his sister, Ann Saxton of Kenmore, NY.

A Service of Remembrance and Celebration of Life with Military Honors was held at 7:00 pm Thursday, March 4, 2010 at Apex United Methodist Church, 100 South Hughes Street, Apex, NC 27502.

Those considering memorial contributions may make them to:
The Humane Society
2100 L Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037

or to:
Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund
c/o HCR Manor Care Foundation
333 North Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43699-0086


~ SOURCE: Apex Funeral Home - Apex, NC
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  Harold C Babcock (1897 - 1980)
  Rachel Sharpe Babcock (1901 - 1973)
Apex Methodist Cemetery
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: KATHY
Record added: Apr 10, 2010
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James Harold Babcock
Added by: KATHY
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Thank you for your service to our country, Sergeant Babcock! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
 Added: Apr. 10, 2010

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