James Ogal Babson, 72, of Ash, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Columbus County on Sept. 7, 1940, son of the late James B. Babson and Clovis F. Ward Babson.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Brenda Babson of the home; four children, Dewayne Babson of Winnabow, Tommy Babson of Ash, Scott Jones of Anchorage, Ala., and Jammie Babson of Ash; his brothers and sisters, Betty Jane Smith, Barbara Evans, Wayne Babson, Richard Babson, Jerry Babson, Ann Simmons, Jackie Babson, Martha Dean Fowler, Willie Joe Babson, Steve Babson and Linda Gail Babson; and six grandchildren.
A celebration of life was set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the Christian Harvest Center, with the Rev. Larry Cartrette officiating.
Condolences may be sent to www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements by Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.