Lewis L. Babb

Published 3:16 pm Monday, November 28, 2022

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.

www.wrightfuneralhome.org