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Obituary for Ernest Grubbs Sr.

Ernest Grubbs Sr.
Funeral Services for Ernest Grubbs Sr., 68, of Athens are scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Monday, July 10, 2017 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens with Brother Scotty Short officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens.
Mr. Grubbs passed away on July 5, 2017 in Tyler.
Ernest Grubbs Sr. was born April 5, 1949 in Seagoville, Texas the son of Tommy Chester Grubbs and Leota Arlene Templin Grubbs. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church and was an avid Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys fan. He worked for Redman for over 28 years before moving on to self-employment where he worked with his son. He enjoyed camping and fishing but loved playing the Texas Lotto. Papa was a great family man who loved spending time with his grandbabies, especially his Little Man Blaine. Papa was a loving father, brother and grandfather who will be missed by all he knew and loved.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Joyce Grubbs, one brother Tommy Grubbs and two sisters Doris Melton and Nelda Wheeler.
He is survived by his children, Ernest Grubbs Jr. and wife Birgit of Athens, Amanda DeShazo and husband Richard of Athens; two brothers, Walter Grubbs and Homer Grubbs both of Athens; three sisters, Ann Graham and husband Randy of Jackson, Mississippi, Shelly Hutchison and husband Jim of Athens, Patricia King of Athens; eight grandchildren, Malorie Barker and husband Tacameo, Mayce Goodman and husband Garrett, Jessica Bartlett and husband Ryan, Justin Sellers, Megan Sellers, Brooke DeShazo, Baylee DeShazo, Blaine DeShazo and numerous nieces and nephews
Serving as Pallbearers will be Robert Wade, Robert Hall, Doug Quigg, Michael Walker, Terry Grubbs and Justin Sellers. Honorary will be Homer Lookabaugh, Kenneth Lookabaugh, David Loden, Billy Walls and Jerry Bearden.
Visitation will be held from 3-5:00 P.M. Sunday, July 9, 2017 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens.
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