Millard E. Grubbs

Born: Wed., Nov. 29, 1933
Died: Thu., Oct. 8, 2015


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Oct. 12, 2015
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

Religious Service

11:00 AM Mon., Oct. 12, 2015
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

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Millard E. Grubbs

Millard E. Grubbs, age 81, of Schoentown passed away Thursday, October 8th, 2015 at Manor Care Health Services in Pottsville.

Born in Kingston, Ohio on November 29, 1933,  he was the son of the late Menard and Mary (Thorton) Grubbs.

Millard graduated from Chillicothe High School, Class of 1953. He was a 20 year Air Force Veteran, serving in Korea, Vietnam, France, Japan, and several states. After retiring from the Air Force he graduated from the Pottsville School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse and worked at the Hamburg State Hospital for 15 years. After that retirement and some staying at home, Millard worked at Walmart for 6 years because he like staying busy.

Millard's grandchildren brought him much happiness and joy. He was an accomplished artist, a wonderful father and husband, and he will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Glenn Grubbs and uncle and aunt George and Leila Mettler, who raised him after his parents passed away.

Millard is survived by his wife of 59 years, Loretta (Popnik Rudy) Grubbs, Schoentown, PA; 3 daughters: Loreen Garrity and her husband Shawn, Shoentown, PA; Romona Dietz and her husband Rick, Schuylkill Haven, PA; and Renelyn Schroeder and her husband Mark, Maryland; 2 sons: Tae Grubbs, California; and Rudy Grubbs and his fiance' Ruby, Pottsville, PA; 7 grandchildren: Jessica Warner, Nevada, Janine Garrity, Schoentown, Brandy, Sidney, and Rudy Grubbs, St. Clair,  Diane Grubbs, and Joanna Nguyen, California; 6 great-grandchildren: Pierce, Jade, and Jewel Warner, Nevada, Logan and Liam Garrity, Schoentown; and Olivia Nguyen, California; ; a sister Marjory Anderson, Ohio; a brother William Adams, North Carolina; and nieces and nephews. 

A Religious Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon at 11AM on Monday, October 12th,  with Msgr. William Glosser officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Monday morning from 9-11AM at the Funeral Home.

Interment with Military Honors will be held at the St. Casimir's Cemetery in Port Carbon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Clare of Assisi Church Memorial Fund, 250 E. Hancock Street, Saint Clair, PA 17970.

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Jane Grubbs Stevenson and son John L. Stevenson
   Posted Fri October 09, 2015
Please accept our condolences on the loss of our brother and uncle Millard. May God bless and keep each and everyone of you during this time of sorry. Jane has always prayed for all her brothers and sister (Millard, Glenn, Billy, & Margie) since they were separated many years ago and asked God every day to Bless and watch over them and their families. She wishes she could be there to pay her respects but is unable do to health problems. Myself being a retired 25 yr military serviceman want to personally saying "Thank you Uncle Millard for your Military Service". We both served in Vietnam but I doubt if our paths would have ever crossed. Only got to meet my uncle twice in my lifetime but my mother always talked highly of you and with the utmost respect. God Bless and rest in peace. Your Oldest Sister Jane Grubbs Stevenson Circleville, Ohio and Nephew John L. Stevenson Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

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