(Orange, Texas)

November 30, 2012

Brian Carl Babcock

The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Brian Carl Babcock, 56, of Bridge City, passed away Monday, November 26, 2012 at Christus Hospital – St. Mary in Port Arthur following an accident. Brian was born on August 30, 1956 in Freeport, Texas. He was a longtime resident of Southeast Texas, he was a member of Circle Drive Baptist Church in Bridge City and he worked as a welding instructor for the M. Weeks Welding Lab and School in Nederland. Brian enjoyed fishing, ministering to the students that he taught, riding his Yamaha V-Star 1300 and spending time with his family. Brian is preceded in death by his grandmother. Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife, Tracey Babcock of Bridge City; his mother, Georgia Lusich of Orange; his daughters, Danielle Willingham of Bridge City and Jennifer Gibson of Orange; his sons, Marshall Babcock and wife, Delores of Bridge City, David Willingham and wife, Marlee of Port Neches, Derrick Willingham and wife, Charity of Orangefield and Joshua Gibson of Orange; his sister Amy Lakey of Orange; his brother, Galen Babcock and wife, Carolyn of Orange and eight grandchildren. Brian is also survived by numerous extended family and a host of friends. Services to remember Brian’s life will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Circle Drive Baptist Church, 100 Circle Drive, Bridge City, Texas. A gathering of Brian’s family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Monday at the church. As Brian wished, cremation was held prior to services. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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