James M Babcock

Male 1927 - 2016  (88 years)


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  • Name James M Babcock 
    Born 24 Jul 1927 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jul 2016 
    Person ID I40659  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors James Henry Babcock,   b. 24 Jun 1888, Stillwater, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1953  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elsie Freeman,   b. Abt 1898 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Donna Mae Stowell,   b. 22 Nov 1943,   d. 10 Dec 2017  (Age 74 years) 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F55369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James M. Babcock, 88, of Sandy Creek, NY, and more recently of Norwich, NY, passed away with family by
      his side on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at the New York State Veterans' Home in Oxford, NY.
      Born on July 24, 1927 in Altmar, NY, James was the son of James and Elsie Mae (Freeman) Babcock. He attended Altmar schools until joining the Army. James later served in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict where he was honorably discharged. Following his service in the military, James returned to the family farm where he helped his father with the daily chores. He then began a long career in logging followed by employment with the Orwell Department of Transportation. He then joined the New York State Department of Transportation doing road work and construction for many years until his retirement.
      On December 27, 1970, James married his wife of 45 years, Donna Mae Stowell, who survives. He is also survived by his two daughters, Tracy of Norwich, and Christina and her husband, Scott Utter, also of Norwich; two sons, Terrence Babcock and his wife, Janet, and Jonathan Babcock; two step-sons, Faron Cronk and his wife, Julie, and James Cronk; as well as grandchildren Morgan, Loretta, Archie, Terri Shyan, Justin, and Shannon and her husband, Jake. Two great grandchildren also survive; Tyler and Alexis.
      James loved fishing and hunting. He often took long drives along the countryside looking for deer and places to hunt. He was especially fond of long car rides with his dear wife, Donna Mae.
      Burial for James will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 8.
      Memorial contributions in memory of James may be made out to the New York State Veterans' Home in Oxford, 4207 State Highway 220, Oxford, NY 13839; or a chairity of one's choice
      Funeral arrangments have been entrusted with the Wilson Funeral Home. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit the funeral home website at: wilsonfh.com.
      Date of Death: July 3, 2016
      Published Syracuse Post Standard from July 6 to July 7, 2016