Father, friend, and mentor, Guy Minor Babb, passed away on Jan. 8, 2022, at age 56 after a courageous battle with cancer. Committed to living life to the fullest, he went out with his Crocs on, surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor him by carrying forward a zest for life.
His love of adventure and his enthusiasm for living was contagious, and he leaves a myriad of memories for all of us who know him. His love for people made everyone around him feel special and important. As a lifelong Boy Scout, he was committed to helping others at all times and served his family, friends, and community with love, laughter, and lessons until the end.
Guy’s endless hours of volunteering to better the youth of his community is priceless, and so his legacy will live on. Despite his health circumstances, he remained a teacher and mentor to the end and taught us all how to live and die.
He was born in Tacoma, WA on Nov. 1, 1965, the son of Lorraine (Minor) and Leon Babb, Jr. Guy was raised in Terryville, and moved to Rutland, VT in 1984. While working at Killington Ski Resort in 1988 he met the love of his life, Christine Mullins, and together they raised their children Garth, Adam, Mary, and Sean and counted them as their greatest blessings. He also leaves behind his beloved mother Lorraine, siblings Gary (Jill) Babb, Greg Babb, Lori (Mark) Iskander, Maggie Babb, extensive in-laws, “Outlaws”, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Guy’s funeral service will be held on Jan. 15 at 3 p.m. at Christ the King Church, 66 South Main St., Rutland VT. Visiting hours will be on Jan. 13 from 2-4 p.m. and Jan. 14 from 4-6 p.m. at the Clifford Funeral Home located at 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT. Honoring Guy’s legacy, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Christ the King School’s Life Time Sports Program (a program he instituted). ℅ Clifford Funeral Home.