Philip John Babcock

philip babcock
Philip J. Babcock, age 52, of Colorado Springs, CO, formerly of New Hampton died on Monday, January 31, 2011 in Colorado Springs. Philip John Babcock was born on March 7, 1958 to Claude Jr. and Regina (Martin) Babcock in New Hampton. He attended school in New Hampton. Philip enlisted in the US Army and later received his honorable discharge. He worked at various jobs throughout the United States in construction. He was united in marriage to Tami Fernau and to this union three children were born. The couple was later divorced. Philip enjoyed collecting and selling antiques, playing cards, motorcycles, and football. He is survived by his children, Michelle Thrasher of Lumberton, NC, Angela Babcock of Bear, DE and Christopher Babcock of Pensacola, FL; his step-father, Duane Leichtman of New Hampton; his sisters, Rosemary (Dennis) Carpenter of New Hampton and Kate (Dick) Schmidtke of Cedar Falls, IA; his brothers, Claude (Nancy) Babcock, III of Lawler, IA, Steve (Shirley) Babcock and Mike (Kathy) Babcock both of New Hampton; his grandchildren, Dillan, Tiffany, Kiera, and Kylee; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Philip was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles. Memorials: Memorials may be directed to Philip's family. Cemetery: Burial will be at a later date. Visitation: Visitation will be on Sunday, February 13, 2011 from 1:00 pm to the time of the service at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home. Service: A memorial service will be on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton.

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  1. Mike and Kathy,

    So sorry to hear of your brother’s death. It is tough to lose a sibling. May God “walk with you” in your grief today and in the days ahead. Our sympathy to you and your whole family!
    Alice and Dan Conlon

  2. Oue prayers and sympathy are with you during this time of your loss. May God comfort you and give you peace.

  3. To the Babcock Family, Thinking of you all in thoughts & prayers. Phil was my classmate & as I remember him he was alway alot of fun.

  4. To the whole Babcock fammily, I’m sorry to hear about Philip’s death. He will be missed by many. God Bless & Take Care.

  5. I’m sorry for everyones loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with you. I will always miss the man I never really got to know. Love Michelle

  6. Mike and Kathy: So sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. The loss of a sibling changes our lives and outlook on what is important. May your memories give you strength.

  7. To all the Family of Phil Babcock,
    So very sorry for your loss! You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We know how hard it is to lose someone so young. I’m sure he has been welcomed into heaven by old friends! Peace, Larry and Darlene Throndson

  8. Each of you has my deepest heartfelt sympathy
    for your loss of Philip. Know that I am thinking
    of you at this difficult time.

  9. Rosemary, I’m sorry to hear of your brother Phil’s passing. You have our sympathy and Phil’s entire family is in our prayers. I know God’s love will help you all through this trying time. God Bless

    1080 KELLY DR.
    NASHVILLE N.C. 27856

  11. To the entire Babcock family-My sincere sympathy to all of you. May your happy memories bring you peace.

  12. My husband and I would like to convey our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of your beloved Philip. We would like to share with you something that has brought us much comfort at a similar time in our lives. John 11:14-44 shares with us the experience of Jesus resurrecting Lazarus here on earth before the very eyes of those he loved. We can only imagine the tears of joy when we too are reunited with our dear loved ones. (John 5:28,29 )Philip will surely be missed by many of those who’s lives he shared, remember the experiences you shared together and learn from them, hold them close to your heart and cherish them. May you find comfort from those who surround you at this very difficult time. Our sincere condolences to all of you.

  13. To the Babcock family, I am sorry to hear about Philip’s passing. He was a classmate of mine. I remember him as always having a smile on his face. God bless.

  14. To the entire Babcock family,
    We would like to extend our condolences for the loss of your brother, uncle, and father. May God bless you with comfort and strength to bear your grief.
    Joe and Sharon Haskovec

  15. To the entire family, My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Phillip was a wonderful person. He was a classmate of mine. I will always remember the good times we had. May all of you find peace in remembering the good times you had with him.

  16. Mike, Kathy and the Babcock family…..You all have my sincere sympathy. He was too young, but God had a plan for him, as he does us all……he is in a better place and will be greeted by his other family members that went before him….you will now have another guardian angel to watch over you. Always remember the good times and hold those memories close to your heart. Peace to each and everyone of you……Cindy Ohm

  17. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family at your time of sorrow. I was a classmate of Phil’s.

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