TUBBS, Joe V., age 75 of Hendersonville passed away August 16, 2016. Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, Paw Paw, brother, and uncle. He was a long time resident of Hendersonville and member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville. Mr. Tubbs retired from Ford Motor Credit Co. in 2008 after 42 years of service. He was an avid fan of UT sports and NY Yankees. He coached youth sports in Hendersonville for many years. Joe played and coached men’s fastpitch softball for years. He was President of the Music City Fastpitch Association and truly loved the game.
He was preceded in death by parents, Joe & Ruby Tubbs; brothers, Bill & Bob Walters; sister, Betty Denson. He is survived by wife of 52 years, Dianne Tubbs; children, Joe “Tiger” (Debbie) Tubbs, Lesli (Roy) Rice, Paul (Angela) Tubbs, Wendy (Keith) Byrd; grandchildren, Dylan Rice, Taylor Tubbs, Tyler Tubbs, Katee Byrd, Carley Carlisle, Matti Byrd, Brody Royalty, Brayden Tubbs; brothers, Mike Tubbs, John (Susan) Lange; numerous nieces & nephews and beloved pet, Baby Boy.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Saturday, August 20th at First Baptist Church of Hendersonville, officiated by Bro. Bruce Chesser. Visitation with the family will be Friday, August 19th from 2:00 – 8:00 pm at Sellars Funeral Home at Hendersonville and Saturday, August 20th two hours prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow the service at Springhill Cemetery. Active Pallbearers: Patrick Tubbs, Byron Page, Keith Byrd, Roy Rice, Mike Lange, Kevin Robinson, Dana Cull, Mike Denson, and Josh Colbert. Honorary Pallbearers: Middle TN Ford Dealers, Music City Men’s Fastpitch Softball and employees of Ford Motor Credit Company.
The family would like to thank all the loving caregivers that cared for Mr. Tubbs over the last four months. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to 2nd Base Foundation, 34 Wyndermere Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Hendersonville, 108 Monthaven Blvd., Hendersonville, TN 37075, (615) 265-8535, obituary line (615)758-8818. www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.