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Robert D. "Bob” Tubbs, 91, of Lincoln passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at Heritage Health, Springfield, IL.

 

Robert was born on February 24, 1927, in Milford, NY; the son of Ford Harrison and Hazel (Weeks) Tubbs. He married Jean Monroe on December 18, 1948, in Plattsburg, NY. She preceded him in death on April 25, 2016.

 

Robert is survived by his three sons, Richard (Shari Piekarski) Tubbs of Coralville, IA; Mark (Aren Ginsberg) Tubbs of St. Louis, MO; William (Jennifer Johnson) Tubbs of Springfield, IL. Sister in Law Dorothy Wind of Englewood, FL; one granddaughter: Audrey Ling Tubbs of Springfield, IL, and four nieces and one nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother: Edward.

 

Robert was a member of United Methodist Church, Elks Club, and The American Legion Post# 263. He loved maps and was a lifetime St. Louis Cardinal fan.

 

A private family graveside service will be held. Memorials may be made to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital or Memorial Home Hospice. Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL.

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