Donald ‘Rol’ Tubbs Jr., 58

Donald “Rol” Tubbs Jr., 58, of Dagsboro Del., passed away in the presence of his loved ones on Thursday, May 31, 2018. He was born on Oct. 5, 1959, son of Donald Tubbs Sr. and Joyce Tubbs, in Lewes, Del.

Tubbs enjoyed hunting, camping, being in horseshoe and bow competitions, riding horses and four-wheelers and watching his daughter, son-in-law and nephew race stock cars. He was a proud grandfather and enjoyed spending time with his grandson, Tanner.

Tubbs was preceded in death by his father, Donald Tubbs Sr., and a brother, Bruce Tubbs. He is survived by his beloved wife of 34 years, Catherine Tubbs; his daughters, Ashley Merritt and her husband, Randy, and Amber Long and her husband, Jordan; his grandson, Tanner Sevier; a granddaughter, Joelle Long; his mother, Joyce Tubbs; a brother, Stacey Tubbs; his nephews, Kyle Tubbs and Herman Short; and his nieces, Tina Tubbs, Jennifer Rogers, Stephanie Stephens, Shelly Robinson and Stacey Long.

Services were to be held June 6, 2018, at Melson Funeral Services in Frankford Del. Condolences may be sent online at