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Charles M. "Spood" TUBBS

December 29, 1952 — November 27, 2022

Ulysses, PA


Charles M. “Spood” TUBBS, 69, of Ulysses, PA, died Sunday, November 27, 2022 in UPMC Williamsport.  


Born December 29, 1952, in Coudersport, he was the son of Charles H. and Melva Y. Snay Tubbs.  On June 24, 1978, in Harrison Valley, he married the former Linda C. Roosa, who survives.  He was employed as a lineman by Tri-County Rural Electric for 37 years.  An accomplished musician, playing in several bands including Country Circle for over 18 years.  Spood was a tough man with a tender heart.  He was giving friend, loving husband, father, and grandfather.  He will be sorely missed.  


Surviving besides his wife, Linda, are:  three children, Shannon (Brian) Graves of New Milford, Larinda (Wally) Watson of Whitesville, NY, JR (Audrey) Tubbs of Geneva, OH;  13 grandchildren;  two great-grandsons;  three brothers, Barry (Eileen) Tubbs of Mills, Marlin Tubbs of Williamsport, and Earl Tubbs of Ulysses;  six sisters, Charlotte (George) Schweigart of Mills, Valerie McCaslin of Linden, Sonya Amos of Burlington, NJ, Lisa Adams of Bolivar, NY, Lori Walker of Knoxville, and Yvonne (Alan) Emerson of Shongo, NY;  nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a grandson, Tucker Storm Watson;  two brothers, Tarry Tubbs and Wade Tubbs, Sr.;  and a sister, M. Elaine Adams.  


Spood’s children will be notifying friends and family of a small gathering to celebrate his life.  


Memorials may be made to “Salvation Army” (memo—Potter County utility assistance) c/o Charlene Smith, 1411 CR 85, Addison, NY 14801.  


Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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