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George P. Grubb

Thursday, February 21, 2019
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George P. Grubb, 64, of Purmela, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Gatesville.

Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 18, at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Daniel Crowther officiating. Burial was in Wiley P. Grubb Cemetery in Purmela.

George was born March 16, 1954, in Corpus Christi, to James and Lenora Bogs Grubb. He grew up in Tomball, graduating from Tomball High School in 1972. He received his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University in 1976.

George worked for Gulf Oil Corporation in various locations in Africa for many years. He moved to Purmela in the early 1980s and worked for Airgas in Gatesville for 20 years, retiring in 2017. He was a volunteer firefighter in Tomball for many years. He was a founding member of Plum Creek Wildlife Management Association. He was a member of the Lutheran faith. Throughout his lifetime he wore many other hats, had many stories to share and was a wonderful friend to all he met.

He is survived by a sister, Pat Toombs and husband Dan; nephews Jason Toombs and wife Samantha and Nathan Toombs; great-nephew Aiden Toombs; his children, Shari Maldonado and significant other Larry Krueger, Leslie (Bud) Tobias and wife Gelis, Paige Talbert and husband Cameron; nine grandchildren, Matthew, Rebecca, Jaiden, Harley, Amaya, Thor, Cameron, Ava and Cason.

Memorials may be given to Plum Creek Wildlife Management Association, c/o Robert Rimlinger, 221 Clayton Dr., Gatesville, TX 76528 or a local volunteer fire department of your choice.