Obituaries: Harold Roy Grubbs(1942-2008)

February 05, 2008 12:00 am

Harold Roy Grubbs, 65, died on Feb. 2, 2008, in Crescent City. He was born May 2, 1942, in Eureka to Loyd and Olive (Lewis) Grubbs.

He was a 22-year resident of Del Norte County. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Roseburg Lumber, Simpson Company and Arcata Redwoods. He was a member of the Yurok Tribe. He loved to camp, hunt and fish, and enjoyed carving redwood items.

He will be remembered as a family man who always wanted to spend time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Jeannette Grubbs of Crescent City; son, Lee Grubbs, of Manteca; daughter, Julie and (and husband Robert) Grubbs of Oregon; siblings, Virginia Wright of Fortuna, Darrel Grubbs of Rogue River, Ore., Lester Grubbs of Oklahoma, and Raymond Grubbs of Idaho; and grandchildren Izaak, Kaylie and Ayasha.

At the request of Harold, no services will be held.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.