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Eugene B. (Gene) Tubbs

June 10, 1932 October 15, 2012
Eugene B. (Gene) Tubbs
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Eugene B. “Gene” Tubbs, 80, of Curwensville passed away on Monday October 15, 2012 at the Clearfield Hospital.
 
Born June 10, 1932 in Lumber City he was the son of Singleton and Mary Elizabeth (Gearhart) Tubbs. He attended Clearfield Area High School and was a Graduate of the Dubois Business College with a degree in higher accounting and business administration.  He was a United States Army Veteran having served as Corporal of the First Calvary Division during the Korean Conflict.
 
He served as Clearfield County Treasurer from 1987-1997 upon his retirement. He was also previously employed as a carpenter for Raymond Curry Construction, Stratten Motors, Therma Seal Cookware in Dubois, Philipsburg State General Hospital as Revenue Collections agent, Caretaker for the Curwensville Dam, and Beard Oil Company.
 
He was a Life Member of the Rescue Hose & Ladder Company, Past Commander of the Curwensville American Legion Post #505, Noble Lodge #480 F& A M, Altoona Jaffa Shrine, Ecumenical Choir under Arch Johnstone.  He was a member of The Curwensville United Methodist Church where he served at a past trustee, P.P.R member, assistant youth director, choir member, cherub choir director, Progressors Sunday School Class, and was a part of The Search For Peace for over 50 years.
 
He was a member of the Hoby Bell Band during the 1950’s for Polka & Square Dances and Grampian Square Dances the last was 2012. Also a member of the “Wonders Quarter”, “Bluegrass Gospel”, “Sassafras”, “Gene Tubbs and Friends” and Shriners String Band.
 
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, gardening, music, family and friends.
 
On September 14, 1956 at the Curwensville United Methodist Church he wed Barbara Bowers who survives along with three daughters Elizabeth “Betsy” Bowser and her husband Fred of Dubois, Tonda Beard and her husband Doug of Curwensville, and Jacqueline “Jackie” Densmore and her husband Michael of Leesburg VA. 2 grandchildren Casey L. Linsenbigler and his wife Amanda of Frenchville, and Christopher W. Densmore of Leesburg, VA. two great grandchildren Jersey R. Linsenbigler and Rece T. Linsenbigler. two brothers Charles Kenneth Tubbs and his wife Louise of North Tonawanda, NY, and Thomas M. Tubbs and his wife Helen of Curwensville.  Sister in Laws Donna Tubbs of Luthersburg, and Emma Jean Horton and her husband Curt of State College, and an ex son in law Dave Linsenbigler. 
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother Singleton Tubbs Jr., brother Dudley Earl Tubbs, and a brother and sister in law Victor Duane and Delivene Tubbs.
 
Services for Mr. Tubbs will be held at The Curwensville United Methodist Church on Wednesday October 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM with Reverend Dr. Robert Ludrowsky officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery.
 
Friends will be received at The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville on Tuesday October 23, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, and on Wednesday at The Curwensville United Methodist Church from 9 AM till the time of services at 11 AM.  A Masonic Service will be conducted on Tuesday October 23, 2012 at 6:30 PM at the Funeral Home.
 
Military Honors will be conducted at the church by members of the Clearfield Honor Guard
 
The Family Suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Curwensville United Methodist Church Memorial Fund 602 State Street Curwensville, PA 16833 or the Shriner’s Children Hospital and Burn Center 1645 West Eighth Street Erie, PA 16505
 
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
 
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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