OBITUARY

Benny Wayne Grubb

August 18, 1941May 9, 2020

August 18, 1941 – May 9, 2020 Benny Wayne Grubb died on Saturday, May 9, 2020 in a Gainesville, GA hospital after an extended illness. His family will have a private graveside service at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Wayne was born and raised in Rome, GA. After graduating from high school, he worked his entire career at Builders Hardware and Supply in Rome. Wayne loved his family and everything outdoors from working in his garden to hunting and fishing with friends and family. Wayne is preceded in death by his wife, Alice McCall Grubb; his mother, Myrtle White Grubb; and his father, Harry Milton Grubb. Wayne is survived by his two sons, Tim (Gigi) Grubb and Gary Grubb; three grandchildren, Matthew, Conner, and Adam; his sister, Glenda (Nick) Grubb Fincher; and his beloved companion, Caesar. In Wayne’s honor, his family requests that you commemorate him through an act of service to others. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in his name (act.alz.org/donate). The family also wishes to thank everyone at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville; Hospice of NGMC; and The Waterford at Oakwood. Daniels Funeral Home, 901 E. 2nd Avenue, Rome, GA 30161 is in charge of arrangements.

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Donna Nichols

May 13, 2020

My husband and I visited Wayne and Alice when we visited Rome Georgia for me to do genealogy and meet up with cousins. Alice was a cousin and we always enjoyed meeting them to have a meal and learn about each others lives. Wayne was such a kind and caring person and we were blessed to get to know him.
Bob and Donna Nichols
Cousins from Illinois

Oscar Zeledon

May 12, 2020

For Tim and All the Grubb Family:

My condolences on the passing of your father.
As an introduction, I have 6 years working with Tim, at the HP Account, where we have spent great time together doing EHS.
I don’t know much about your family but, I know Benny was a great person because I see Tim as a hard worker, a good mentor and a caring father. Definitely, he grew up next to a Role Model, who taught him to enjoy outdoors and love mother nature and his family.
With kind regards from Costa Rica, I offer you my thoughts, prayers and well wishes during this time. 💐 Oscar Zeledón, JLL EHS Latin-American Manager.

Brenda Dowdy

May 11, 2020

My prayers for the family. Wayne was a wonderful person. Always kind and had a smile. God bless you all.

Harold Holbert

May 11, 2020

Tim, Gary, Glenda,Matthew, Conner, Adam to know Wayne Grubb was to love this man. I will always treasure the times I spent growing up with him, his sister his sons and Grandsons! We had some of the best times ever when were hunting fishing swimming in the lake at the place we all loved to spend time together! I could write a book about those day He loved his family more than you guys know! May my other brother rest in eternal peace!! God Bless this Family one and all!!! Harold B. Holbert

Verlin ( Craig ) Myers

May 11, 2020

Wayne meet me about 10 years ago on a camping trip the day I meet him he treated me like he had known me for 50 years and he always was the same never changed I always loved him and he will be missed terribly by me. I GOT YOUR BACK WANYE AND ALWAYS Will. That was our saying. Craig Myers Knox Tn.

Jeff Duncan

May 11, 2020

Tim, Gary and all the family, I share my sympathy for the loss of your dad. I remember many years ago your dad and some of his church fellas came over to Riverside to learn how to play volleyball 'properly' and Earl Skeen had rounded up some of us and we did that several times; with the goal being there could be a church volleyball league if we could play without embarrassing ourselves . I don't think we made it that first year, but we did eventually have a team from each church.
And I remember Wayne and Alice dropping by the tax office about a hundred years ago it seems. I didn't know Alice had also passed.
I intend to make a donation to Alzheimer's in honor of my mother and I have a few other people I want to include. So I will add your dad to my list. Sincerely,
Jeff

Betty Bray

May 11, 2020

Our sympathy as you go through this difficult time of his passing plus dealing with the virus! Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Love to a sweet family,
The Brays, Meadors and Sedwicks

Joan Rush

May 11, 2020

I am so very sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. He and his family were my next door neighbors growing up in Celanese on Norwood St. I had a basketball goal in my back yard and I remember Wayne as being a great player. We also played softball in the street in front of our houses Wayne was part of my unforgettable Celanese childhood memories. He was always fun to be around and had a keen sense of humor. Prayers go out to GLENDA, his children and grandchildren and to all his family and friends who have lost such an important influence in their lives. Joan Rush

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