Mr Ian Charles Babidge


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Beloved Husband of Meredith.

Loving Father and Father-in-law of
Nick and Ann, Caroline and Damon, Matt and Anne.

Much loved Grandfather of
Georgie, Sam, Alex, Stella, Lucy, Emmeline and Phoebe.

Sadly missed.

Ian's Funeral Service will be live streamed on Thursday 14th May 2020 at 9:50am for a 10:00am commencement.

Ian's service can be watched "on-demand" below.

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"Sincere sympathy on the death of Ian. Kind regards Judy Rice."
– Judy Rice 14th May 2020 - 04:17:53 PM

"As one of the Gym Gentlemen I have known Ian for the past four years. We enjoyed many pleasant conversations and lunches at the Lion.
Ian was one of nature's gentlemen , with a great sense of humour and obvious integrity. He will be greatly missed by us all. My sincere condolences to Meredith and the family."
– Brian Wheeler 14th May 2020 - 11:16:31 AM

"In the 6 years i have spent within Gym Coffee club,I have pleasant memories of our chats on life and we both agreed on the same principle of life-the family first. God bless you & family thanks for the friendship Patrick Martin"
– Patrick Martin 14th May 2020 - 11:15:09 AM

"Dearest Meredith, Caroline, Nick and Matt, My thoughts are with you all today."
– Sally Babidge 14th May 2020 - 11:14:43 AM

"What a privilege it has been to have known you and Meredith for over sixty years. Travel well dear friend."
– Graeme 14th May 2020 - 11:07:09 AM

"Ian was a great support and mentor for me during my time at Colonnades - and a friend. I will never forget him. Ros C"
– Rosalind and Neville Cordes 14th May 2020 - 11:06:43 AM

"Love and thoughts are with you all on this very sad day love from Liz and Dean and Matt"
– Liz and Dean Hayes 14th May 2020 - 11:05:26 AM

"As a relative newcomer to Fitness on the Park, Ian made me very welcome to a group of people who's company I enjoyed each week. Ian's quiet sense of humour and dry wit was most evident from first meeting. He will be sorely missed from my new found group of friends."
– Brian Kenworthy 14th May 2020 - 11:01:40 AM

"For my growing years Poppa's warmth and love was a happy constant. He will be missed"
– Alex 14th May 2020 - 10:59:00 AM

"Passing on my deepest sympathy to Meredith and family at this sad time
Rima Lloyd"
– Rima Lloyd 14th May 2020 - 10:54:38 AM

"Remembering student days and Pharmacy Balls. Our thoughts are with you at this time."
– Bill and Nancy Craigie 14th May 2020 - 10:50:31 AM

"Deepest sympathy to Meredith and family. Ian was an interesting and lovely man and a pleasure to know."
– Julia Della Flora 14th May 2020 - 10:45:34 AM

"Our deepest condolences to Meredith, Caroline, Nick and Mathew and we mourn with you the loss of our uncle Ian. All our love from far WA and QLD xx"
– Kate and Sally 14th May 2020 - 10:44:44 AM

"You will be missed by all your gym mates."
– Geoff Nixon 14th May 2020 - 10:33:41 AM

"Ian was a lovely man, kind and smart and committed to his family. He will be sadly missed."
– Penny and Sonia 14th May 2020 - 10:31:06 AM

"A great gentlemen, good company, humouress, a wine lover with a sense of adventure , a caring and very professional community Pharmacist . We will all miss him."
– Judy & Trevor Stratton 14th May 2020 - 10:26:39 AM

"Highly respected Pharmacy colleague and Fitness Instructor."
– 14th May 2020 - 10:26:35 AM

"A life lived to the fullest with love and devotion to all of those fortunate enough to have known him. A truly gentle and loving man. He will be missed by all.xx"
– Debbie Huebl 14th May 2020 - 10:20:56 AM

"A dear friend to all at Fitness on the Park. We will miss your smiling face at our reception counter, always with a joke or wicked comment. Our deepest sympathy to Meredith and the family. Anne and Cathy and all the staff
– Fitness on the Park 14th May 2020 - 10:14:07 AM

"Ian's courage, fortitude and affability in the face of adversity was an inspiration. Our thoughts are with Meredith and her family. Dennis and Junette Steffensen"
– Dennis and Junette Steffensen 14th May 2020 - 10:10:39 AM

"Dearly loved Uncle and best friend to his brother Rod. You will be sorely missed, but we have so many wonderful memories to keep you in our hearts. Warm hugs and kisses to all the family in Adelaide from us in Berlin, we are with you in spirit. x"
– Elizabeth, Matt, Amelia and Oscar 14th May 2020 - 05:51:45 AM

"Rest in Peace dear friend. We always enjoyed your company over a glass or two of wine and our sincere condolences to Meredith and family."
– Michael & Vivienne Gill 14th May 2020 - 04:49:51 AM

"My thoughts are with you all at this very sad time."
– Pat Dunncliff 13th May 2020 - 10:13:12 PM

"Please accept my heartfelt sympathies on Ian's passing. Ian was such a lovely man to deal with. He will be missed."
– Simon Wotherspoon 13th May 2020 - 03:31:55 PM

"Dear Ian, a true gentleman and conversationalist. An adventurist traveler. You will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace . Much love to Meredith and family."
– Rose and Denis Dare 13th May 2020 - 02:57:00 PM

"It was a privilege to have known Ian over the past 9 or so years. I knew Ian to be always polite; a gentle and kind man. My deepest sympathy to Meredith, family and friends. Thinking of you all at this time."
– Stacey Leddra - Wotherspoon Wealth / Perks 13th May 2020 - 02:24:22 PM

"Uncle Ian, you will be missed, but also remembered for the fun family Christmas holidays in Adelaide when we were kids. Particularly your pool and the sound of Grand Prix cars."
– Piers and Sarah 13th May 2020 - 02:18:14 PM

"Loved uncle who showed great kindness and decency. You will be greatly missed, but always remembered with warmth and dignity."
– Ruth 13th May 2020 - 11:27:55 AM

"Loved brother-in-law. Always kind and dependable with a good sense of humour. We will miss you."
– Verity and Evelyn 13th May 2020 - 09:50:44 AM

"Always a "lovely man", well regarded and respected pharmacist, great company and someone you could count on."
– Scott McGregor 12th May 2020 - 02:34:13 PM

"Life will be so different now. Your regular walking mate of 35 years, Alan."
– Alan Warburton 11th May 2020 - 08:08:04 AM

"Loved brother and brother-in-law. Will be sadly missed."
– Mark and Meryl 10th May 2020 - 05:25:50 PM

"Thinking of you at this sad time."
– Lance & Vicki 09th May 2020 - 10:35:33 AM