Kenneth Roger Babson

November 25, 1934 ~ July 18, 2019 (age 84)


Mr. Kenneth R. Babson 84, of Ash died Thursday, July 18, 2019.  He was born November 25, 1934, the son of Anson Babson and Hillary Simmons Babson.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Gore Babson.

He was a member of New Britton Baptist Church.  He and his family owned and operated Babson's Boat Ramp on the Waccamaw River for fifty years.

He is survived by a son,  Dwight Babson and wife, April Lanier Babson of Ash; a sister, Esther Buffkin Myles and husband, Jeff of Ash; grandchildren, Blaine Lawson, Bailey Lawson, Brady Lawson, Bryleigh Lawson, nephew, Willard Buffkin and wife, Beverly; great nieces, Lindsey and Paige Buffkin all of Carolina Beach.

His funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Sunday, July 21, 2019 at New Britton Baptist Church.  Entombment will be in the family mausoleum at New Britton Baptist Church Cemetery.

His family will receive friends 6:00 - 8:00 pm Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Peacock Funeral Home.  

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July 20, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peacock Funeral Home
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

Funeral Service
July 21, 2019

2:00 PM
New Britton Baptist Church
5494 Kingtown Rd.
Ash, NC 28420

Mausoleum Entombment
July 21, 2019

7:53 PM
New Britton Baptist Church Cemetery

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