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Larry F. Babcock, age 80, of Kent City, passed way on Monday, May 23, 2016, at Heather Hills Rehab & Care Center surrounded by family.

The son of Layne Franklin & Lula Mae (George) Babcock, he was born June 17, 1935, in Grand Rapids. Larry had a passion for cars, and was a mechanic for over forty years, he also enjoyed fishing, and hunting.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rose (Trombley) Babcock; grandson, Larry Michael Babcock; four brothers; and two sisters. Surviving are his children, Larry (Debra) Babcock Jr., Veronica (John) Caldwell, Peggy (Ken) Babcock, and Rose Lamphere; fourteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; one great granddaughter on the way; and sisters, Elaine (Harry) Huckleberry, and Maudie (Ed) Boogard. 

Visitation is from 3-4 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, 3627 Linden Ave. S.E., Grand Rapids, (One block west of Eastern Avenue), where memorial services will also be held at 4:00 p.m and luncheon will follow. 

Arrangements are entrusted in Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.

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  1. Michelle Faber on May 26, 2016 at 9:30 am

    my thoughts and prayers are with the family. I remember many great years at Miller Lake all of our families together. Uncle Larry will be greatly missed. I know he is dancing with Aunt Rose and eating my grandma’s feast and fishing with my grandpa. He is home with God and his wife and many other loved ones.
    Rose Peg Larry and Veronica my heart goes out to you I love you all.



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