Harold D. Babson, 81 of Old Dock, went to be with the Lord Friday, November 20, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC.
He was born in Ash, Brunswick County, NC on October 10, 1939 son of the late Newman L. and Myrlie S. Babson.
Harold retired from the NC Department of Corrections. He also owned and operated Babson Services for 50 years specializing in Modification State Handicap work. He was a member of Palmyra Missionary Baptist Church in Whiteville, NC.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving son, Dewane D. Babson, his loving grandson, Albert “Mac” McArthur Hawley, four brothers, William “Bunny” of Supply, Norvan of Old Dock, Danny and Darious Babson both of Ash and one sister, Jane Powell of Old Dock.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Jettie Clifton Babson of the home; daughter, Abby B. Hawley and husband, David of Old Dock; two special loving grandchildren, Clifton D. and Carrie A. Hawley of Old Dock; son, Derek H. Babson and fiancé, Jeanne Taylor (family, Ashley, Aron Taylor and Bailey Groves) all of Ash; sisters-in-law, Shirley, Jean, Teresa and Stella Babson; numerous nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be conducted 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Palmyra Missionary Baptist Church by Pastor John Roberson. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery following his service.
Pallbearers are Scott Babson, Heath Babson, Matthew Babson, Alex Hawes, Mike Roberts, Dwight Babson, Charles Inman and Bailey Groves.
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