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Tyler A. Babcock, 18, died unexpectedly in a tragic car accident July 17, 2016 in Glenburn. He was born April 24, 1998, in Bangor, the son of Allen D. Babcock of Newburgh and Robby I. Babcock of Bangor.

A loving son, devoted brother and grandson, amazing nephew, cousin, and friend, Tyler was an aspiring UFC trainee, a self-taught pianist playing the tunes of his soul with his own creative style of music. A genuine soul loved by all who knew him, Tyler will be greatly missed and loved forever.

Tyler was predeceased by a loving grandfather, Calvin E. Tripp Sr.; great grandparents, Edward A. and Joanne B Tribou, Carl Babcock Sr., and Mildred Babcock. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Ashley R. Babcock, brothers, Brandon D. Babcock, and Brighton G. Babcock; paternal grandparents, Dennis A. and Paula E. Babcock; maternal grandmother, Lucy E. Tripp; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who dearly loved him.

A memorial service will be held 5pm, Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, with Rev. Carl Schreiber, pastor of the East Orrington Congregational Church officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor, immediately following the service. Donations in Tyler's memory may be made in support of the family at https://www.gofundme.com/TylerB2016. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.

"Life has been good to me. I'm surrounded by loving friends and family that I have great appreciation for. Over the last year, I have created a new mindset that I know will push me forward in life, I'm confident of that. Forever I will stay humble." - Tyler A. Babcock, April 23, 2016
Published on  July 20, 2016
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