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James "Red Man" Robert Babb

James Robert Babb “Red Man,” passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the age of 65. James was born November 7, 1954 in Forest, MS. He was preceded in death by his parents Fred Babb and Marie Aycock Babb of Pearl, MS. He is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Beverly Ryan Babb; his two children Landon Babb (Bailey) and Lauren Babb Greer (Stephen); sisters, Carolyn Babb Peoples and Judy Babb Varner (Lane), as well as numerous brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews.
James graduated from Pearl High School, Class of 1973. Following graduation, he served with the MS Air National Guard for 6 years achieving the rank of Staff Sargent. During this time, he started his career with United Parcel Service (UPS). He retired from UPS in 2013 completing 35+ years of service and had been inducted into the Circle of Honor.
A family only funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral home in Clinton, MS. This will be followed by a graveside service at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Pearl, MS. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 5:00-7:00pm at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton, MS.
James was a devoted father and husband who will forever be remembered for his love of music, singing, travel, his dogs and for being his children’s number one fan.


James "Red Man" Robert Babb
November 7, 1954 - July 22, 2020





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