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Obituaries

July 5, 2014

Tom Leon Grubb

Tom Leon Grubb, 64, of St. Augustine Fla. and formerly of Sullivan, Ind., passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014, at Bailey Family Center for caring in St. Augustine, Fla.

He was born on May 11, 1950, in Newtown, Ind., to Leslie and Josephine (Newman) Grubb. He was a 1968 graduate of Fountain Central High School and a 1970 graduate of Vincennes University. He most recently worked at the Hilton Bay Front, St. Augustine, Fla.

Tom brought a person joy and laughter. He cherished the friends that he had made. He loved his children, grandchildren, camping, flying, farming and the ocean where he felt closest to his Lord.

Tom was a member of the Sullivan First Christian Church.

Preceding him in death are his parents; a daughter, Lori Ann Grubb; and a brother, Allen Grubb. Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Cheryl Ivers Grubb whom he married on Sept. 29, 1973; sons Tommy (Deborah) Grubb of Sullivan, Ind., and Chad of St. Augustine, Fla.; a daughter, Melissa Grubb of St. Augustine, Fla.; brothers Jim (Janet) Grubb of St. Augustine,Fla., and Robert (Angie) Grubb of Newtown Ind.; a sister, Bea (Jerry) Wagoner of Hillsborough, Ind.; grandchildren, Alexis, Dominick, Dillon, Dayton and Devon; and several nieces and nephews.

Services for Tom will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, at the Sullivan First Christian Church in Sullivan, Ind., with the Revs. Dale Wise, David Cox and Dave Meding officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday at the Church from 3-8 p.m. Burial will take place at Center Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donation may be made to American Cancer Society. Holmes Memorial Chapel, Sullivan, Ind., is handling arrangements.

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