Philip John Babcock
March 7, 1958 ~ January 31, 2011
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.