Lamarr Grubbs, Sr., 71, of Pineville, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at St. Mary’s Health Care, Knoxville. He was born in Pineville on March 22, 1942, a son of the late Jesse Willard and Audrey Christine Napier Grubbs. Lamarr served in the U.S. Army for eight years and had worked in construction. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Larry Grubbs, Ernest Grubbs, Pat Buell, Louise Grubbs, Judy Faye Hobbs and Charlotte Grubbs.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Judy Senters Grubbs; children and their spouses, Mitzy and Gerald Baker, Lamarr and Kim Grubbs and Matthew Partin; grandchildren, Lucas Lamarr Grubbs, Jacob Ryan Grubbs and Riley Elizabeth Baker; brothers and sisters, Curtis Grubbs, Jesse Grubbs, Jr., Betty Bowman and Colleen Messer and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services will be at 2:00 PM Friday at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Brooks and Mr. Don Collett. Burial will be in the Breastwork Hill Cemetery, Pineville. Pallbearers will be Doyle Brock, Mike Buell, Paul Grubbs, Tim Grubbs, George Jackson, Chenoa Slone, Chenoa Slone, Jr., and Chris Sproles. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. T.V. Hays and Steve Cawood.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 9 PM at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Pineville, which is honored to serve the Grubbs Family. Light a virtual candle and sign the guest register at www.arnettsteele.com.