Douglas Herbert Babcock, one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, age 71, of Indian River, Michigan, passed away on December 26, 2022.
He was born on August 20, 1951, to Herbert L. and Lenore F. (Swan) Babcock.
Douglas loved fishing, gardening, beekeeping, quiet walks through the woods, reading classic western novels, and spending time with his family. He spent many years building beautiful log homes all over Northern Michigan and across the country. He was always ready and eager to help those in need, and never expected anything in return. He was loved and cherished by many and will be greatly missed by his wife and family.
He is survived by his wife, Kay F. (Smith) Babcock; his daughters, Paula A. and Pamela K.; grandchildren, Andrew, Mykaela, Logan, Rivers, and Laken; brother, Greg (Mary) Babcock; several nieces and nephews; and many more beloved family members.
He was preceded in death by his son, Craig; sisters, Diane, Kaye D., and Vikki L.; and his parents.
A memorial service will be held on Zoom by the Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, on January 1, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. est. Please reach out to the family directly for information on how to attend or email Mykaela at email@example.com.
Sympathy cards or flowers may be sent to the family at 7320 Paula Dr. Indian River, MI 49749.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.