|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1928|
|Death: ||May 2, 2008|
Harold Elmer Babcock, 80, of Wayne, OH, passed away Friday, May 2, 2008, in St. Vincent Hospital, Toledo. He was born January 16, 1928, in Wayne, OH to Elmer Elsworth and Clarinda (Myerholt) Babcock (both deceased). He married Freda Wensel on June 25, 1949, in New Rochester, OH. She passed away on June 27, 1996. He married Shirley (Boyer) Sidle on December 5, 1998, in Fostoria, OH and she survives. Harold was retired. He worked for Autolite Signal 13+ years, Chrysler 5 years, Norton Manufacturing 22 years and Atlas Crankshaft for 5 years. He was a member of Wayne Church of Christ, Wayne, OH. He was a member of Fostoria Moose where he was a past Governor and a member of Albert Bowe American Legion Post #338, Bradner, OH. He graduated from Woodville High School in 1946 and was a Korean Army Veteran. Surviving are his wife, Shirley Babcock, Wayne, OH; 2 sons, Roger H. "Hal" Babcock, Bradner, OH and Richard H. Babcock, Naples, FL; 2 daughters, Gail S. Bender, Sturgis, MI and Julie M. Lorenzen, Mt. Pleasant, MI; 4 stepsons, Edward W. Sidle, Bowling Green, OH, Mark E. Sidle, Wayne, OH, Stephen M. Sidle, Bowling Green, OH and Bryan A. Sidle, Wayne, OH; 2 stepdaughters, Lisa C. Harris, Bowling Green, OH and Virginia S. Jones, Wayne, OH; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, George W. Babcock Sr. and an infant brother; sister, Alice Spencer Stidham and grandson, Derek Sidle. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Barndt Funeral Home, Wayne, OH, John Amstutz, Minister and Reverend James Bender. Burial will be at Graham Cemetery, Wayne, OH with military honors provided by Albert Bowe American Legion Post #338 in Bradner, OH. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Barndt Funeral Home, Wayne, OH. Memorial contributions can be made to Church of Christ, Wayne, OH or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Barndt Funeral Home, Wayne, OH.
Freda Anna Marie Winsel Babcock (1928 - 1996)*
Wayne (Wood County)
Created by: David Rau
Record added: May 04, 2008
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