Coburn Supply's Ken Babin, Jr. Dies at 72.

May 1, 2024
Enthusiastic and successful distributor salesman joined Coburn's in 1982.

(BEAUMONT, TEXAS) May 1, 2024 — Coburn Supply Company reported today the passing of longtime employee Kenneth “Ken” John Babin, Jr., who passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2024, surrounded by his loving family, including his wife of almost 49 years, Beverly, daughter Daina, and son Dustin. Ken Babin, Jr. was 72.  

Ken started his career with Coburn’s in 1982 and revolutionized how Coburn Supply Company sold air conditioning parts and equipment. Through his determination and optimistic demeanor, he helped to grow relationships in the HVAC industry and build this service line into what it is today.

Ken was there when Coburn Supply was named a 2008 Nordyne Distributor of the Year

Coburn’s President, Patrick Maloney, told the company, “Ken’s enthusiasm for growing the HVAC division was unmatched. In his years at Coburn Supply, many of us learned about the industry from him, including myself. He will be missed.”

Even after retiring in 2018 following a remarkable 36 years with Coburn’s, Ken remained dedicated to his colleagues. In memory of Ken, the family has requested contributions to Coburn Cares. This organization plays a crucial role in supporting Coburn Supply employees during times of natural disasters and other life hardships.