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Donnie Ray Babbs

March 12, 1952 ~ July 15, 2019 (age 67)


Donnie Ray Babbs, 67, of Mishawaka passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center.  He was born on March 12, 1952 to the late Richard Babbs and Lois (Alphin) Fields in Benton, Arkansas. 

Donnie served in the United States Army before operating his own painting business.  He loved to work on and restore cars.

Donnie is survived by his daughter, Miranda Babbs of Columbus, Ohio; his sister, Ruth Ann Key of Austin, Texas; his brother, Bill Babbs of Cassopolis, Michigan and his very special friend Christina Lewis of Mishawaka.  He is preceded in death by his son, Donnie Ray Babbs, Jr and brother, Hershell D. Babbs.

Per the wishes of the family, there will be no services.  Palmer Funeral Homes – River Park Chapel and Southlawn Cremation Services are assisting the family with arrangements.

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