Joseph  Babcock

Obituary of Joseph 'Paul' Babcock

BABCOCK, Joseph “Paul”

May 4, 1941-April 12, 2022

It is with deep regret that the family of Paul Babcock announce this kind and gentle man passed away at Erie Shores Hospital on April 12, 2022, after a lengthy illness with cancer.

He leaves to mourn him, his wife of 58 years, Beth Babcock of Leamington and his much-loved children Todd Babcock of Brampton, Tim Babcock and daughter-in-law Stephanie Ospry of Toronto. Also, his sister Jane and husband Gary Bell of Beaverton and sister-in-law Marcia Babcock of Saskatoon, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his parents Earle and Margaret Babcock of Beaverton, baby sister Patricia, brother Michael and 1st wife Gail McCarthy of Saskatoon. Also, his Mother and Father-in-law Ted and Bette Goodman of Sault Ste. Marie.

He was a great fisherman and hunter and a lover of all his Labradors. He loved to tell long stories to anyone who would listen. He also leaves behind his great fishing buddies and best friend Gail Ross of New Liskeard.

Thanks to all our wonderful neighbours. Our sincere thanks to all his wonderful Doctors, St. Elizabeth Nurses and Hospice Care.

Cremation has taken place and at his request there will be no service. Arrangements entrusted to Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at