Larry L. Babb, 66, Kokomo, formerly of Walton, went home to be with the Lord at 5:20 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital, Michigan City. He was born May 20, 1944 in Logansport,the son of Louis H. and Helen I. (Hathaway) Babb. He married Nancy J. (Brower) Babb Aug. 19. 1967 in Young America, and she survives. He served in the military in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star.
He graduated from Young America High School in 1962, then graduated from business college in Fort Wayne. He was a banker for approximately 40 years, ending his career as branch manager for First Farmers Bank in Galveston. He was co-owner of the B&B Corner Store in Walton for more than 20 years. He was a member of Walton American Legion, 40&8th, VFW Logansport, Walton Masonic Lodge, Mizpah Shrine Temple in Ft. Wayne, and had served as treasurer of the Villa 3 Willow Ridge
Homeowners Association in Kokomo. He was a member of the First Church of Nazarene, Kokomo. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, online poker and playing blackjack and watching sports of all kinds.
He also enjoyed music and pulled the trailer for the Lewis Cass band for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy J. Babb, Kokomo; son Scott and Becky Babb, Russiaville; daughter Jaime Babb, Atlanta; brother Jerry and Kay Babb, Syracuse; grandchildren Taylor & Jarrod Daffron and Erica Babb, Russiaville; sister-in-law Rita Morgan, Kokomo; and cousin Bob Fields, Indianapolis. He also loved his dog, Molly. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Babb.
Services are at 10 a.m. Friday at First Church of the Nazarene, 2734 S. Washington St., Kokomo, with Pastor David Leeder officiating. Burial will be in Walton IOOF Cemetery, Walton. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Murray Weaver Funeral Home, Galveston. Memorial contributions may be made to First Church of the Nazarene in Kokomo.