Edwin Babb, 78, of Cherryvale, Kan. formerly of Columbus, Kan. passed away January 11, 2010 Elmhaven East in Cherryvale, Kan.

Edwin was born on December 12, 1931 in Moraco, Ind., the son of Charles E. and Eva (Mack) Babb.

Edwin served in the US Army with the 1st Calvary during the Korean Conflict from March 6, 1951 to April 11, 1955.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Charles E. Babb Jr. on January 7, 2009 in Odessa, Texas.

Survivors include one brother, Melvin Babb of Columbus, Ga.; three sisters, Susanne Sampley of Sun City, Calif., Lois Duncan of Parsons, Kan. and Sara Martin of Columbus, Kan. and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, January 14 at 11 a.m. at Edgmand Cemetery Columbus, Kan. with Dennis Johnson officiating. Condolences may be left at www.murdockfuneralhomes.com.