He was born December 20, 1929 in Clearfield, the son of Ellwood DeRoy and Beatrice (Thurston) Tubbs.
Mr. Tubbs had worked for Glen Gery Brick and retired from Sky Haven Coal Company in 1988.
He was Baptist by faith.
Mr. Tubbs enjoyed hunting and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ida (Swatsworth) Tubbs whom he married on August 9, 1948, three children; Linda Twiddy and her husband David of Clearfield, Kenneth DeRoy Tubbs and his wife Jo of Clearfield, Debbie Swank and her companion Denny Diviney of Drifting, four grandchildren; Scott Twiddy, Robert Twiddy and his wife Michele, Lisa Ross and her husband Hugh, Renea Edwards and her husband Mike, five great grandchildren; Amanda Twiddy, Abigail Twiddy, Natalie Twiddy, Lauren Edwards, Jason Edwards and a brother, Ronald Tubbs and his wife Faye of Clearfield.
Mr. Tubbs was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Leslie Tubbs.
Funeral services will be held at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 12:00 PM with Rev. George Cannon officiating. Interment will be in the Bloomington Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Sunday, November 20, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM and on Monday, November 20, 2011 from 11:00 A.M. until the hour of the services.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Glen Richey Sportsmen Club, 1814 Hemlock Hollow Road, Glen Richey, PA 16837 or charity of the donorâ€™s choice.
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