Thomas L. Tubbs (1944-2016)
Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 8/28/2018 at 17:20:41
Thomas L. Tubbs, 72, of Maquoketa passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016 at his home.
His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Lahey Funeral Home in Maquoketa where a visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Maquoketa.
Thomas Levsen Tubbs was born on June 10, 1944 in Maquoketa to Forrest and Agnes (Levsen) Tubbs. He graduated from Maquoketa High School. For many years he ran the Tubbs Apple Orchard in Maquoketa. He was also a carpenter and a baker. He is a member of the United Church of Christ and was a member of JayCee in Maquoketa. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking and taking care of his big garden. Thomas was a conservation forester and spent many days tending to his trees in the orchard.
Those left to cherish his memories are his cousins; Margaret Zimmerman, Jane Notberg, Martha Woodworth, Steve Edwards, Bonnie Winchip, Carol Wiggins, Dorothy Winchip, Jim Winchip, Myrna Rackosy and Steve Winchip.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Maquoketa Area Community Foundation in his honor.
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