George L. Stubbs Jr., 78, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday October 22, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital. Born Nov. 6, 1939 in Shelbyville, he was the son of George Stubbs Sr. and Verna (Miller) Stubbs, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Karen (Miene) Stubbs; his sister Mary Jane (husband, Kip) Ormerod of Fort Wayne; his daughters, Kate (husband, Dave) Finney of Plymouth, Indiana and Becky (husband, Joe) Hensler of Denver, Colorado, and six grandchildren.
Mr. Stubbs lived his whole life in Shelbyville with the exception of his time in college. He graduated from DePauw University, and Indiana University School of Law. He returned to Shelbyville to practice law with his father in the firm of Stubbs and Stubbs for more than 40 years.
George volunteered his time and energy throughout the Shelbyville community in many ways during his life. Over the years, he served as City Attorney, President of the Shelbyville School Board, President of SCUFFY Board, President of the Shelby County Historical Society, member of local Elks Club B.P.O.E., and served on the local election board. He was a member of the 1st United Methodist Church and served on every board and committee to which he was asked for decades. He was also a member of the Indiana University Alumni Association, and the American Bar Association.
Calling will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2018 and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, October 26, 2018 at First United Methodist Church, 34 W. Washington St. in Shelbyville. Funeral services will follow at 11 am, with Rev. Colin Cress officiating.
Burial will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the 1st United Methodist Church, Shelbyville, or to the Shelby County United Fund For You (SCUFFY), 126 N. Harrison St., Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.
Online condolences may be shared with George’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.