Lewis L. Babb

Published 3:16 pm Monday, November 28, 2022

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COURTLAND – Lewis Lee Babb, 76, passed away on Nov. 25, 2022 in his home with his family by his side. Born in and raised in Southampton County, he was a son of the late Lewis Foster Babb and Virginia B. Babb. He was also predeceased by his wife, Joyce Carr Babb; a grandson, Joshua Babb, and a son-in-law, Keith Tomlin.

Lewis was a 1965 graduate of Southampton

Lewis L. Babb

High School and a retired electrician from Hercules, Inc. He was the owner and operator of Babb’s Lawn Care LLC. Lewis was a wonderful cook and many people enjoyed his cooking especially around Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Left to cherish his memory is two daughters, Sarah Babb and Joyce Tomlin; two sisters, Bertha B. Carr and Virginia B. Carr (John); two brothers, Ronnie F. Babb and James Lloyd Babb (Linda); five grandchildren, Justin Benton, Dustin Benton, Mariah Babb, Nate Tomlin and Zak Tomlin; five great-grandchildren, Brylee, Joshua, Elijah, Eli and Justin Jr.; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 in Wright Funeral Home. Per Lewis’s request, wear your jeans and favorite T-shirt. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home and would like to thank Kindred Hospice, especially Angie and Towyna, for their special care.