George Venson Babbitt, 67, of Benton, went to live with his Heavenly Father April 25. He was born March 17, 1945 in Little Rock, the only son and first of two children of the late Delbert Venson and Alma Lillian Babbitt. George was a member of the class of 1963 at Little Rock Central High School. He was proud to be in the Navy and serve his country on active and reserve duty from 1963 to 1969. George was a member of Indian Springs Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Patsy Ann McBride Babbitt; son and daughter-in-law, Charles Andrew and Regina Lynn Babbitt and their two children, Liam Andrew and Laila Aubrey. He loved his grandchildren, who called him “Bubba”. Also special to him were his two dogs, Dixie and Molly.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 27 at New Rosemont Cemetery in Benton. Ministers will be Bro. Chris Kinzler and Bro. Larry Donaldson.
Visitation will be 6 - 8 p.m., Thursday, April 26 at Ashby Funeral Home. Memorials to Christian Community Care Clinic or Saline Memorial Hospice House would be appreciated.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .
Family Comments: Very special thanks to Saline Memorial Hospice and Century 21 United Benton and Bryant for their concern and compassion and our friends and Sunday School Class members who supported us with prayers, visits and food.