OBITUARY

Bobby J. Babb

June 12, 1951April 27, 2021

Bobby J. Babb, 69, of Greeneville, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

He retired from Parker Hanifin.

He was a graduate of South Greene High School.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years: Alice Johnson Babb; a son: Joshua (Shelby) Babb; his beloved grandson, Noah, who was so precious to him; a special niece: Tracy (Brad ) Sharp, who was like a daughter to him; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Shirley Babb, Carol Ricker, Linda Malone, James Johnson and Kathy Jefferson; uncles: Elmer and Sharon Brown and Maynard Brown of DeKalb, Illinois; several nieces; nephews; and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Joe and Anna Lee Babb; his only sibling: Fred Babb; and a nephew: Christopher Babb.

Family and friends will meet at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 3:30pm.

The family wishes to give thanks and appreciation for the care and kindness shown by Dr. Jamie Oakley, Elizabeth Staton and staff; the Tennessee Cancer Specialists: Dr. Patel, Jeffery Taylor and such caring staff; the University of Tennessee Health Care and Hospice, including Jennifer, Megan, Libby, Kim, Sarah, Dee, Charles and Elaine that showed such kindness.

  • FAMILY

  • Alice Johnson Babb, Wife of 47 years
  • Joshua Babb (Shelby), Son
  • Noah, Beloved Grandson
  • Tracy Sharp (Brad), Special Niece
  • Shirley Babb, Sister-in-law
  • Carol Ricker, Sister-in-law
  • Linda Malone, Sister-in-law
  • James Johnson, Brother-in-law
  • Kathy Jefferson, Sister-in-law
  • Joe and Anna Lee Babb, Parents (deceased)
  • Fred Babb, Only Sibling (deceased)
  • Christopher Babb, Nephew (deceased)
  • He also leaves several nieces, nephews, and friends to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

Memories

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Charlene Jones

May 8, 2021

Alice, so sorry to read about your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Zollie Mills

May 6, 2021

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of our cousin Bobby.
Growing up together with him and Freddy was lots of fun.
May God grant you love and strength to get thru the days ahead.
Zollie Shelton Mills.

Marsha Peters

May 4, 2021

Alice we are prayin for you and the family. You and Bobby are like family to us. We love you.

Connie Ricker Smith

May 4, 2021

Alice and Family, so sorry for your loss. May God Bless you all during this difficult time. Love you, Connie Ricker Smith

Connie Ricker Smith

May 4, 2021

Alice and Family, so sorry for your loss. May God Bless you all during this difficult time. Love you, Connie Ricker Smith

Judy (Biddy) Helton

May 3, 2021

Alice I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will miss him but just remember that he is not suffering anymore. You will have a special guardian angel to watch over you. My prayers are for you and your family. If you ever need to talk I am here for you. Love you my friend.
Judy (Biddy)

Carolyn Massey

May 3, 2021

Remembering Bobby & Alice such good people, may God wrap his arms around you Alice. I knew you both from Dr. Diez A'ux & Dr Oakley's office, rip Bobby

Diane Crum

May 3, 2021

Alice, I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort and peace are with you in this difficult time. Love you ‘cuz! Diane Ricker Crum

Barb Paxton

May 3, 2021

Alice, so sorry about Bobby's passing. He was a nice person and Charlie said he was a good hard worker

Phyllis (Metcalf) Peters

May 3, 2021

Alice I am so sorry for the loss of your husband Bobby My thoughts and Prayers are with you at this difficult time I pray that God will give you comfort and strength and ease the grieving process in the upcoming days ahead May God Bless You Always Love Phyllis!

FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Bobby J. Babb, 69, of Greeneville, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

He retired from Parker Hanifin.

He was a graduate of South Greene High School.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years: Alice Johnson Babb; a son: Joshua (Shelby) Babb; his beloved grandson, Noah, who was so precious to him; a special niece: Tracy (Brad ) Sharp, who was like a daughter to him; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Shirley Babb, Carol Ricker, Linda Malone, James Johnson and Kathy Jefferson; uncles: Elmer and Sharon Brown and Maynard Brown of DeKalb, Illinois; several nieces; nephews; and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Joe and Anna Lee Babb; his only sibling: Fred Babb; and a nephew: Christopher Babb.

Family and friends will meet at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 3:30pm.

The family wishes to give thanks and appreciation for the care and kindness shown by Dr. Jamie Oakley, Elizabeth Staton and staff; the Tennessee Cancer Specialists: Dr. Patel, Jeffery Taylor and such caring staff; the University of Tennessee Health Care and Hospice, including Jennifer, Megan, Libby, Kim, Sarah, Dee, Charles and Elaine that showed such kindness.