Obituary of Lee M. Babcock
Lee M. Babcock, 83, of Adams Center, died while at home on Monday September 17, 2018. His funeral service will be 10:30 am Friday September 21 at the Piddock Funeral Home, Adams. Burial will follow in the Smithville Cemetery, Smithville, NY. Calling hours will be from 5:00-8:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home.
Born December 20, 1934 in Watertown, NY, son of Carl and Edith Babcock, he attended school in Henderson. He worked on the family farm before entering the military, and after his discharge, he continued farming in Henderson, then as an independent milk hauler. He later worked at Queens Farms Dairy in Pierrepont Manor until his retirement.
He married Mary Ann Kepner on December 10, 1959 at the Assembly of God Church in Adams. Mrs. Babcock died April 25, 2001.
He later married Joyce Brown.
Mr. Babcock is survived by four sons Terry (and fiance Jody Delles), Adams Center, Larry (Marion), Adams Center, Jerry (Charlotte), Clayton, Gary (Deborah), Clayton; two daughters Debra (Rick) Ketchum, Oswego, Cynthia Otis, Farmington, NY; seventeen grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren, one great great grand daughter; and several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by three sisters and two brothers.
He enjoyed attending Fiddlers dances, making lawn signs, learning to play various musical instruments, camping, fishing and motorcycling.
Donations in his memory may be made to a favorite charity of one’s choice.
Condolences may be made at www.piddockfuneralhome.com