Clifford "Bud" Walter Babcock, 83, of Sunnyside passed away on Friday, June 8, 2012.

He was born April 3, 1929 in Brownsville, Ore. to Edith and Clifford Babcock.

Bud married Terry Clevenger on Aug. 21, 1947, in Brownsville.

He worked for Pacific Power and Light Company in Albany, Springfield and Grants Pass, Oregon, Casper, Wyoming, Sandpoint, Idaho, and finally Sunnyside, where he retired after 39 years of service in 1988.

Bud was a devoted husband, loving father and a good man.

Survivors include his wife, Terry; daughters, Penny (Ron) Duren, Susan DePaemelere and Kim; one son, Rod Babcock, four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother Alfred; and one sister, Eloise Smith.

Those wishing to sign Bud's on-line memorial book may do so at

The Family requests that memorials be sent to Lower Valley Hospice.

Smith Funeral Homes Ltd. and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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