Michael Babcock


Michael Babcock, 63, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021.

Born on Sept. 2, 1958 in Walton, a son of the late Frederick and Ilene (McCall) Babcock.

Mike loved spending time with family and friends, especially his granddaughter. He loved to fish and hunt and was a member of the Carol Hill Hunting Club. Mike was an outdoorsman who loved to sit by bonfires and go to his cabin up North. He was also known for his ability to try to cook. After 40 years, Mike retired from Amphenol in Sidney. Most of all, Mike was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Lori (Lurenz) Babcock; daughter Amber Babcock and son Austin Babcock (Chelsi); brothers Robert Babcock (Deborah) and Frederick Babcock (Darlene); a sister Dawn Rickerd (Glen); granddaughter Harper Havel; sister-in-law Lisa Favret (Paul); nieces and nephews Freddy, Cassandra, Jessica, Kolt, Anna, Ryan, Laurel, Leslie, Frank, Angie, Chad, Mark, Monica and Noah.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m. at Fred’s Body Shop, 14½ Howell Street, Walton.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of peace and comfort for Mike’s family, visit his online tribute at www.courtneyfh.com.