Wayne Ray Babcock, 74, died Thursday, March 28, 2019.
He was born on March 2, 1945 in Foreman, Ark., to James Louis and Verda B. Babcock. On October 29, 1965, he married Patricia Gail McClendon of Wilton, Ark. They appreciated the 53 years they shared together. They raised two sons, made many memories and enjoyed many family vacations. He went to Foreman School and graduated in 1963. He worked at Ash Grove Cement Plant until he retired in 2007.
Mr. Babcock leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Gail Babcock; two sons, Timothy Wayne Babcock and partner, Cheryl Garrison, of Bend, Oregon, and David Ryan Babcock and wife, Johnnie Denise, of Broken Bow, Okla.; three granddaughters, Constance Olivia, MadeLynn Marie and Scarlett AnnaLeese Babcock, of Broken Bow, Okla.; in-laws, Kathy and Thomas Turner of Wilton, Ark.., Paul and Gaylean McClendon of De Queen, Ark., a special sister, Vicki Dangerfield of Foreman, Ark., and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial will be held for family and friends at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ashdown, Ark.