Phillip Raymond Babb

March 10, 1943March 27, 2013

Phillip Raymond Babb, 70, of Greenwood, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013. He was born March 10, 1943 in Indianapolis to the late Wilford Raymond and Laannah Sue (West) Babb. Phil graduated from Highland High School in 1961 and went to serve in the United States Navy and attended Naval Clerical School. He later attended Ball State University, Purdue University, ELBA – Life Insurance Marketing and Sales Management, and Life Underwriting Training Council. He married Karen Elaine Hawkins on June 15, 1968 in Martinsville, IN. Phil began his career with Prudential Insurance Company and was a purchasing agent/manager for 42 years, retiring from Horton Manufacturing in 2008. He was a member of Southland Community Church. Phil is survived by his loving wife, Karen Elaine Babb of Greenwood, IN; daughter, Michele Elaine Babb of Whiteland, IN; son, Brian Raymond Babb (wife, Shelly Babb) of Greenwood; grandsons, Isaac Raymond Babb and Jacob Daniel Babb of Greenwood; and sister, Judith Anne Smith (husband, Glenn Smith) of Anderson, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Richard Carlton Babb. Visitation will be held Friday, March 29, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Little & Sons Funeral Home, 4901 E. Stop 11 Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46237. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. in Southland Community Church, 5800 W. Smith Valley Rd., Greenwood, IN 46142. In loving memory of Phil, donations may be made to Southland Community Church.


  • Visitation Friday, March 29, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, March 30, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 30, 2013

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Eric Rush

April 1, 2013

Karen, I am deeply saddened to hear of your loss. Phil was a wonderful man and simply a joy to be around. I will always remember our fun times together at the Spaghetti Factory with other previous 'Holcomb & Hoke' associates...May the Lord comfort you and your entire family through this time of sorrow.

Catherine Usher

March 29, 2013

Michele, I am so sorry to hear that your father passed away. From our many talks he was a courageous man, committed to his family and committed to his battle with cancer. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I understand your loss and sadness and please know that I am here for you. May you be comforted by your any memories. Catherine Usher

Sue Walker

March 29, 2013

Michele, your family is my prayers.

March 29, 2013

We are so sorry to hear about Phil's passing. May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

With Sympathy, Lisa and Anthony Polen

March 29, 2013

Sorry for your loss. I will put you in my prays.
Tura LaMar

March 29, 2013

Karen, I am so sorry to read of your loss, I saw it in the Anderson paper. You and your family are in my prayers. I think of you often. Myla Dwyer(Anderson, IN)

March 29, 2013

We are very sorry to learn of your loss.
Please know you are in our prayers.
Darrell and Brenda Roach

Daniel Hubbard

March 29, 2013

Karen, Michelle, and Brian, we are very sorry for your loss. He was a great man, and he will be missed. You and your family are in our prayers. The Hubbard Family.

Best Way Disposal Southside Landfill

March 28, 2013

We are so sorry to hear about your father's passing. This is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
With Sympathy, your friends at Best Way Disposal and Southside Landfill

March 28, 2013

The Malcom family is so sorry for your loss. We have known you all for a long time and have many special memories of Phil. We can't believe how much Brian looks like his Dad. The pictures are wonderful. You are all in our prayers today and always.

The Malcom Family (Beech Grove, IN)
Don, Starr Ann, Chris, Jeremy and family