Mr. Tubbs, 75, of Charlotte, died Saturday, June 26, 2004 at
Presbyterian Hospital, Main. His funeral service will be held 11
a.m. Thursday, July 1, at St. Stephen United Methodist Church, with
the Reverends Dr. Richard Randolph and Mark King officiating. Mr.
Tubbs' body will lie in state for one hour prior to the service. The
family will receive friends in the narthex of the church following
Born March 12, 1929, in Seymour, WI, a son of the late Frank Willet
and Mary McCord Tubbs, he married Patricia Joan Behler on November
Mr. Tubbs served in the US Navy for nine years, and, for 32 years,
worked with Copes Vulcan of Erie, PA. After retiring, he enjoyed
bowling and square dancing until illness prevented him from
participating. Mr. Tubbs was a lifetime member of the Solar Masonic
Lodge in Bath, ME, Consistories in Lowell and Boston, MA, Scottish
Rite Bodies and Oasis Temple of the Shrine.
In addition to Patricia, his wife of 52 years, survivors include two
sons, Nolan W. Tubbs (Jill) of Crystal Lake, IL and Loel S. Tubbs
(Michelle) of Seal Beach, CA; one daughter, Roberta Jo Doss (Rusty)
of Charlotte; three brothers, William (Gloria) of Seymour, Dale
(Kathryn) of Anchorage, AK, and James (Dixie) of Green Bay, WI; one
sister, Katherine Pacheco (Frank) of Denver, CO; five grandchildren;
and two step grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Mr. Tubbs
was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ellen.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to the Shriner's Hospital
for Crippled and Burned Children, c/o Oasis Temple, 604 Daniel
Burnham Way, Charlotte, NC 28213, St. Stephen United Methodist
Church, Building Fund, 6800 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC 28270, or the
charity of your choice.
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