Donald E. Babcock

Donald E. Babcock, 74, Austin, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.

Born Dec. 6, 1944, in Salem, he was the son of the late Ottis Babcock and Virginia (Gross) Babcock.

He was a retired employee of Smith’s Cabinet Company, and a member of the American Legion Post #41.

Survivors include: daughters Shannon (Paul) Hensley, Austin, Kelly (Chris) Mitchell, Salem, Kathy (James) Coomer, Austin; brothers, David Babcock, Corydon, James Babcock, Hardinsburg, Phillip Babcock, Ramsey, Randy Babcock, Salem; sister Linda Martin, Milltown; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Hankins; grandson, Joseph Babcock, and great-grandchildren Jaydon, Angel and Kendell.

Cremation was chosen, without a service, according to Donald’s wishes.

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