Captain William Robert "Bill" Babineau

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Captain William "Bill" Robert Babineau
AIKEN, SC - Captain William "Bill" Robert Babineau died peacefully on August 19th in Aiken, SC at the age of 81.
He is survived by loving wife Linda Babineau of Aiken, SC; Children, William (Donna) of Windham, NH; David (Peggy) of Aiken, SC; Donald of Graham, WA and Laura Baber (Lee) of Charlotte, NC as well as four grandchildren (Kirk, Eric, Whit and Becca) and siblings (Lee, Linda and Guy.) He is preceded in death by his daughter Julia Babineau in 1981.
Bill was born on January 25, 1935 in Burlington, VT to William and Constance Babineau.
He graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1957 and served 11 years on active duty and in the reserves for twenty years retiring with the rank of Captain.
He made a career out of his marine engineering degree with positions at Stone & Webster, Polaroid, Gilbert/Commonwealth International, and finally at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina.
Bill was a long-time member of St. Mary Help of Christians Church. For many years, he was active in the Aiken chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).
Bill married his bride Linda Whitmore in 1959 in East Orange, NJ. Bill was a devoted husband and father, community leader, and a good friend to many. He will be remembered for his inspirational words and actions. He believed a person could reach their greatest potential and demonstrated this belief as a youth softball coach and Boy Scouts of America Pack Leader and Committee Chairman.
Bill enjoyed visiting and staying in touch with his family and friends. Before and after retirement, he and Linda enjoyed traveling to New England and Europe.
Memorials can be made to at or mail donations to:
Donation Processing, , P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014
A memorial service will be held on Thursday September 1st at 10 am at the Old Saint Mary's Church on Park Avenue in Aiken.
Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Aug. 28, 2016
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