Carroll Eugene Babb, 77, of Olathe, KS passed away March 16, 2017 at Olathe Hospice House. Cremation. Visitation 3-5:00 pm Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, KS 66030 913-856-7111. Graveside Inurnment 10:00 am Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Amarillo, TX. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Carroll was born February 9, 1940 in Eldorado, OK to Arlie Ivan and Mozella Babb. He grew up in Eldorado and graduated High School in 1958. He served for the Army National Guard. Carroll married Jimmie Carolyn McManus December 21, 1962 in Amarillo, TX. He worked as a District Manager for International Paper Company for 30 years. He traveled a lot with his job but was based out of Denver, CO, Corpus Christi, TX and Kansas City, KS. They moved to Olathe in December of 1982. Carroll enjoyed woodworking and model trains. He was a member of LifeMission Church in Olathe, KS. He will be missed by family and friends.
Carroll was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jimmie in 2015 and four brothers. He is survived by sons: Mark Babb of Olathe, KS, Kelley Babb of Overland Park, KS and Markel Babb of Altus, OK and seven grandchildren.