BABCOCK, Kenneth Lloyd – Age 82, formerly of Brigden and Corunna, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2022 at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia. Beloved husband of Grace Babcock (nee Gilliland) for 63 years. Loving father of Carol Willsie of Forest, Connie (Mike) Jaques of Texas and Doug (Luann) Babcock of Brigden. Cherished grandfather of Heather (Brent) Ropp, Penny (Tim) Halliday, James (Leah) Willsie, Greg (Christine) Babcock, Scott (Julie) Babcock, Samantha (Jake) Duffy. Great-grandfather of Ken, Dominik, Gracie, Jacob, Hailey, Rebecca, Ellie, Rae and Jak. Dear brother of the late Walter (late Helen) Babcock, late Ron (late Phyllis) Babcock, Maryrose (Bruce) Annett, Ilene (Ross) Annett. Predeceased by his parents Eva and Harold Babcock. Ken spent his early years working for local farmers but most of his career with Moore and St. Clair Township. He was a volunteer firefighter in Brigden for over 25 years. He was also a member of the Brigden Optimist Club for many years and on the committees that brought many improvements to the Brigden Park, including lights for the baseball diamond, the pavilion and the tennis courts. Special thanks to the staff at Fiddick’s Nursing Home for their care and compassion over the years.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Wednesday December 28, 2022 from 6:00 to 8:00pm.
Funeral service held on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.
The funeral service will be streamed live on Zoom on Thursday at 11:00am by clicking the link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88100908837