Larry R. Babe, 70, of Paden City, WV, died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Sistersville General Hospital, Sistersville, WV.

He was born March 25, 1948 in New Martinsville, WV, a son of the late Glenn H. and Betty Lou Adams Babe.

He was a retired safety superintendent for Bayer and was a safety advisor at Blue Racer, a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran, attended the Steelton Church of Christ, and was a member of Moose Lodge #931 New Martinsville, VFW Post #6327 of Sistersville and American Legion Post 28, New Martinsville.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Connie Stewart Babe; a daughter, Valerie (Beau) Hammel and a step daughter, Melissa (Dale Sapp) Smith, both of New Martinsville; considered son, Kurt Koerber of Cape Coral, FL; two brothers, Gregory S. (Carla) Babe of Mt. Lebanon, PA and Eric (Rhonda) Babe of New Martinsville, WV; two sisters, Glenna L. Babe of Winston Salem, NC and Machelle Ann (Hans) Babe of Grand Junction, CO; and two grandchildren, Kameron and Amber Hammel.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Grisell Funeral Home 751 Third St. New Martinsville, WV, where services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. with Evangelist Edward Melott officiating.

Interment will follow in Northview Cemetery, New Martinsville with Military Honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association 162 Court St. Charleston, WV 25301.

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