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Joe E. Grubbs Sr.

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Grubbs, Sr., Joe E. Joe was born Sept 10, 1918 in Crandall, Texas; died August 1, 2010 in Dallas, TX. He was a pioneer who moved to the Casa Linda/White Rock area in 1939. He had a couple of businesses & then later worked as a manager with Hostess Brands in the East Texas, Louisiana area. He was with the U.S. Post Office at the Casa Linda location for many years. He loved the Real Estate business, started part time while still at the Post Office & then after retirement from the Post Office, he entered the cattle business; then into full time with real estate, until retiring again at age 87. He was active in the sale of many homes in the Casa Linda, East Dallas area. Working with wood, building cabinets, furniture, staying always productively busy was his dedicated way. He loved traveling with his wife, Montye, was a great story teller, & and a natural born, innovative salesman. He was a descendant of early settlers, the Grubbs & Wade families, in the Crandall, Texas area in the 1800's. Relatives still live on land settled at that time by them. Joe was a World War II Veteran who served in the South Pacific. SURVIVORS are sister, Elizabeth Grubbs of Crandall, Texas; brother James R. Grubbs of Bryan, TX; wife Montye Maynard Grubbs; children & stepchildren & their families are: Joe E. Jr. & Betty Grubbs, Dina Sparkman, Joe D. & wife Kristi & Megan, Sarah, Abby & Hannah; Nan Phillips, Earl Phillips Jr. wife Kandy & Madison & Christopher, Cheryl Clark, Bradley & Brianna; Kevin & Kelly Womack, Mike & Leslee & Roxanne Mayers, Kaleb & Amanda & Kyle & Lyndsey; Phil & Kay Paulissen, Matt Kemp, Kevin & Tina Adds, Kaylee, Nathan, Avery & Brooklynn, Andy & Keri Westmoreland & Marissa Dunn, Trevor & Mikaya; Rick & Debbie Lively & Andrew; Larry and Debbie Erck, & Ashley: Jami & Clifton Cagle & Emilie & Conner; Hal & Pam Pirtle; William Erck, Jr.; Michael & Emma Maynard, Eddie & Kimberly Santos, Trey & Tori-Kate, Christopher & Yvonne Sanders; Curtis & Melba Maynard, Jason, Kristen, Mark & Kara; many nieces & nephews. Joe was preceded in death by his wives Sarah Duncan Grubbs, Nell Pirtle Grubbs & Margaret Erck Grubbs, three brothers, a sister, grandson Christopher Phillips, stepdaughter Nan Brown & his parents Richard Fondren and Maude Cawthon Grubbs. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 4, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The Funeral Service will be Thursday, 2:00 p.m. at Highland Oaks Church of Christ, 10805 Walnut Hill Lane. Interment to follow at 4:00 p.m. at Kaufman Cemetery in Kaufman, TX. Memorials may be made to Friends of the Dallas Public Library, 1515 Young St., Dallas, TX.

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Published in Dallas Morning News from Aug. 2 to Aug. 4, 2010
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