Nov. 1, 1952 - Feb. 11, 2014
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BRISTOL - Charles R. Tubbs, 61, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, at home. He was born Nov. 1, 1952, in Goshen, to Van Tubbs and Mary Ellen (Hall) Strong. On March 4, 1989, in Osceola, IN, he married Nancy Keb, who survives along with a daughter, Carol Jean (Edwin) Colon of Huntsville, AL; 3 sisters, Deborah (Bill) Walters of Elkhart, Vanessa (Doug) Kolkow of California and Anna (Tony) Krider of Goshen; 2 brothers, James Robert (Deb) Tubbs of Middlebury and Christopher Tubbs of Elkhart; his stepfather, William Strong of Bristol; a grandson; and several nieces and nephews. Charles served in the U.S. Marines and worked in human resources at Midway Truck and Coach. He was owner-operator of Woodscraftsman and Finniwig Studios. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed caving and climbing. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm Sunday, Feb. 16, at St. John's of the Cross Episcopal Church, Bristol, with Chaplain Jim Bontrager of the Elkhart Police Department officiating. A fellowship gathering will follow the service at the church. Cremation has taken place. Memorials may be made to Goshen Center for Cancer Care. The Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral and Cremation Center is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com.
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home - Elkhart
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard Elkhart, IN 46514
Published in South Bend Tribune on Feb. 14, 2014