Milton LeRoy Babbitt, age 77, passed away Oct. 8, 2016, in St. George, Utah. He was born June 16, 1939, to Arthur and Twila Pearson Babbitt in Nyssa, Oregon. He married Lee Ann McFarland of Scottsdale, Arizona, in 1971.
Milton was raised in various farming communities in Idaho. He was born into a large family of 10 children. Milton was taught a strong work ethic and family values. Everybody loved Milt as he was a very generous and loving man. His family was always close and loving. He was athletic in high school basketball in Emmett, Idaho. Milt enjoyed watching hockey with Lee Ann and was an avid golfer.
He has since lived in Arizona and California before moving to St. George, Utah, in 1992. He worked as a sales manager at Lynn’s Auto Sales for over 15 years before going to work for the city of St. George as a SunTran driver. He retired in 2016.
Milton and Lee Ann enjoyed traveling in their 5th wheel trailer and had plans to visit Alaska. He disguised his love for Lee Ann’s yorkies. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His debilitating illness kept him from attending but he loved the gospel. He loved his family and four grandchildren.
Milton is survived by his wife, Lee Ann; mother, Twila (age 101) of Heyburn, Idaho; son, Randall (Sue) of Great Falls, Montana; four brothers, three sisters, three sons from a previous marriage, and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father ,Arthur; one brother and one sister.
Milton was loved by all and he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Sunday dinners without Milt will not be the same.
- Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m. at Pine View Mortuary, 566 N. Mall Drive, St. George, Utah.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Pine View Mortuary, 435-986-4222.
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