It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Mike Babcock. Mike was born in Campbellton, New Brunswick to Merritt Babcock and Alice (Lawlor) Babcock of Matapedia, Quebec.
Mike spent 20 years in the RCAF, stationed across Canada, Sardinia, and France. After operating restaurants/service stations with Betty in Swift Current, SK., and Cranbrook, BC, he retired as a Corrections Officer in Nanaimo, BC.
Mike found pleasure in the outdoors, especially camping, fishing and golfing; he travelled far and wide with Betty in their RV, visiting friends and family all across Canada.
Predeceased by his parents, brother Frank Babcock, sisters Peggy Roberts and Dot Peterson. Mike is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of 53 years Betty, son Lary, daughters Elta and Ora-Lee (Rob) and grandchildren Andrew (Lara), Erin (Shane), Merritt,Jamie, Mia, Michael, Robyn. Brother Archie (Georgina),
sisters Reva (Scott) and Ora, and special womb-mate Monnie (Al). As well as many very special friends across this country.
Mike’s Farewell will be held at 1pm on November 7th, at the Deerwood Place Estates Clubhouse3950 Biggs Road