John Duval Grubbs, Sr.


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John Duval Grubbs, Sr.

May 15, 1930 – Dec 29, 2012

John Duval Grubbs 82 of Bumpass Virginia died Saturday December 29 2012.Born May 15 1930 in Louisa County to Robert Irvin & Lucy Otis Grubbs John grew up in Louisa County and served in U. S. Army during the Korean War. He was involved with the family sawmill business before working for the City of Richmond where he retired in 1990 after 28 years of service. Since his retirement he spent his years visiting others and spending time in God’s word and enjoying his time with the church Senior Group. The highlight of John’s day was his morning visit from his childhood friend H.C. Perry. He was a member of Bethany Christian Church since his childhood being baptized in August 1941. He is preceded in death by his wife Lucille D. Grubbs and his parents Robert Irvin and Lucy Otis Grubbs.He is survived by three sons John D. Grubbs (J.D.) Jr. (Beverly) David W. Grubbs (Wanda) and Douglas Grubbs (Jackie) all of Bumpass seven grandchildren Amy Shiflett (Daniel) John Grubbs III (Julie) Heather Grubbs Brian Grubbs April G. Berry Kelly G. Jones (Barry) Matthew Grubbs Douglas Grubbs Jr. Susan Hottle (Steve) nine great-grandchildren and one sister Dorothy G. Bickley of Canon City CO several nieces and nephews.Visitation was held on Tuesday January 1 2013 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. with services held Wednesday January 2 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethany Christian Church in Bumpass Virginia. Intermit was in the church cemetery at Bethany.Visit for online guest book.



  1. Lily w/HGVRS July 18, 2019 at 12:31 pm - Reply

    David, My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.

  2. Pattie Shanks July 18, 2019 at 12:31 pm - Reply

    David and Wanda, I was very sorry to learn of the death of your Dad. Even though I did not know him personally, I have known you for many years through Holly Grove Volunteer Rescue Squad and your loyalty to family and community. My sincerest sympathy to you and your family.Pattie Shanks

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