James Harold Babcock

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James Harold Babcock

  • Birth 5 May 1925 Kenmore, Erie County, New York, USA
  • Death 26 Feb 2010 Apex, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Apex, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 50929331

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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

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~ SOURCE: Apex Funeral Home - Apex, NC
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  • Created by: KATHY
  • Added: 10 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50929331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Harold Babcock (5 May 1925–26 Feb 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50929331, citing Apex Methodist Cemetery, Apex, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by KATHY (contributor 47029945) .