Robert Eugene Grubb Sr.

Published 11:24 am Sunday, April 5, 2020

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Robert Eugene Grubb Sr., 87, of Mocksville died on Friday, April 3, 2020 at the W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center.

Mr. Grubb was born Feb. 2, 1933 in Mocksville, the son of the late Lillian Taylor Grubb and Charlie Odell Grubb. He was a graduate of Mocksville Schools and a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War.  He worked as an auto mechanic for the Highway Patrol and enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a NASCAR fan. He was a Mason, Shriner and a member of Disabled American Veterans.

Preceding him in death was a grandson, Erik Jones, on Feb. 12, 2019.

Survivors: his wife, Eleanor Jo Henderson Grubb, whom he married June 5, 1955; sons, Robert “Bobby” Grubb Jr. (Sharon) of Salisbury and Ronald Dale Grubb (Rose) of Denver; daughter, Sandra Jones (David) of Salisbury; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Burial will be at Salisbury National Cemetery.

Memorials: American Heart Assoc.; 128 S. Tryon St., Suite 1588, Charlotte, 28202.