Earl Grubb

Posted 12/11/20

Earl D. Grubb, 87, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 10, 2020, at Paris HealthCare Center, where he resided for the past three years.

In view of COVID-19 circumstances, a private, family only …

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Earl Grubb

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Earl D. Grubb, 87, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 10, 2020, at Paris HealthCare Center, where he resided for the past three years.

In view of COVID-19 circumstances, a private, family only interment is Monday, Dec. 14, at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Military honors are by American Legion Post 211. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Mr. Grubb was born March 22, 1933, the oldest son of the late David and Cecil Arrasmith Grubb. He married Cecelia Ann Dunn May 4, 1953, at a ceremony presided by Judge Ruff at the Edgar County Courthouse, and she survives.

He is also survived by his brother, Kenneth Grubb of Chrisman; two nephews, Larry Grubb of Orlando, Fla., and James Dunn of Chrisman; two nieces, Nancy Allison of Chrisman and Janice Dunn Schultz of Olympia, Wash.; great-nephew and niece survivors include Michael (Heather) Dunn of Paris, Mark (Ali) Dunn of West Lafayette, Ind., Kurt (Jenn) Schultz of Lake Oswego, Ore., Kathryn Schultz of Seattle, Wash., Madison Grubb of Orlando, Fla., Shelby Hoult of Chrisman and Luke Grubb of Orlando, Fla.

After graduation from Scottland High School in 1951, Mr. Grubb served four years in the United States Navy, which included an assignment in the Panama Canal Zone from 1954-1957. Upon returning to Illinois, Mr. and Mrs. Grubb resided on their farm in rural Chrisman.

He was employed for several years at the Illinois Cereal Mill in Paris. He also worked for Feutz Construction Company in Paris and O’Neil Construction Company of Danville.

Mr. Grubb was a member of Prairie Masonic Lodge 77 and the Shriners.

In his retirement years, Mr. Grubb enjoyed his horses, antique collecting, reading Westerns and watching sports. Family and friends also fondly remember him as a competitive euchre player.

Memorial donations may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children.

Online condolences at www.stewartandcarrollfuneralhome.com.