Gary Stephen Stubbs

Gary Stephen Stubbs, Washington Utah age 69, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020. Gary was born February 26, 1951 in Everett, Washington to Joseph DeMar Stubbs & Wanda Marie Waltz. He married Christine Reidhead (deceased) and had 3 children, Jeremy Stephen Stubbs, Erin Tapia, and Trisha Lynn Stubbs . He met & married Marisol Contreras on February 13, 2013.

Gary moved to Parowan, Utah at age twelve then to St. George, Utah and lived there until death. Gary served in the United States Army and went to Vietnam. Gary was a hard worker and known by many people. He loves camping, fishing & visit family. He loved his family which include Marisol’s two children, Roberto & Marisol, her 6 grandchildren, his 3 children & 3 grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Marisol Stubbs, children Jeremy (Valerie) Kuna, Idaho, Erin Tapia (Miguel) , Trisha Lynn Stubbs (deceased); stepchildren Roberto & Marisol Navarro & 9 grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be on Wednesday March 4, 2020 at 1 p.m. at the Tonaquint Cemetery with a viewing on Tuesday night from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and prior to services on Wednesday from 11:30-12:30 at Spilsbury Mortuary located at 110 South Bluff Street, St. George, UT 84770.

Our family would like to acknowledge the special care given at DRMC; Dr. Mercado & Dr. Leon & to his favorite Nurse Trena.

Arrangements are under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, St. George (435) 673-2454. Family and friends are invited to sign his online guestbook at



6:00 to 8:00 pm

Second Visitation

11:30 am to 12:30 pm


1:00 pm


Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel
110 S. Bluff
St. George, UT


1:00 p.m.

Guest Book

11 Responses

  1. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved him. He was an amazing person. I’m thankful to have known him and Cherish the memories I have

  2. Gary was one of the good guys.The kind who would give you the shirt off his back.I was happy he finally found happiness with his new wife.I’m proud to have known Gary.

  3. Though we haven’t known you long, you were a colorful and caring human being. We were delighted to have you and Marisol as our neighbors. Rest In Peace…

  4. YERMO, thanks for the ammo trip. Remember, you can have all the ammo you want! Also, don’t forget the cafe in Yermo with the nice waitress and that flat tire on the dump truck. We will miss you.
    Jim and Janet Webb

  5. Gary,

    I am going to miss you, but know I will see you again on the other side. It has been amazing knowing you, and I am grateful for that. You are a sweet, caring, compassionate guy. Honest, straight shooting, helpful and most of all a GREAT Dad. Special thanks to everybody that helped him cross, Erin, what a daughter. I love and miss you. Peace brother.

  6. Se te extrañara mucho gary gran amigo y gran esposa para mi tia marisol…siempre estaras presente en nuestros corazones por que fuiste muy amable y autentico con nuestra familia…extrañare tus memes jajaja que me hacian reir y tus paisajes bellos que mandabas por las mañanas..abrasos hasta el cielo…gran amigo y gran esposo

  7. My deepest condolences to all of the family, we loved Gary very much and he reminded me so much of my dad and I just loved him so much it hurt to know he has left to be with heavenly father but now he is not in pain or suffering anymore

  8. Gary was our neighbor for the last two years, we shared gardening tips–and frustrations with gardening in southern Utah! I’ll remember his wry sense of humor, his eccentric personality, and his love for his family. Rest in peace Gary.
    Deb Looker and Tom Garrison

  9. My brother was so loving and caring even when he was picking on me lol! I never forget all the times he used to pay me too scratch his legs and bald head and no matter where i was or what i was doing he was always there for me and my children ! My heart is heavy and full of sadness and i am missing him like crazy but i want him to know how verry much the kids and i loved him! He will always hold a special place in my heart. God is definately blessed right now to have mom , dad , dale joe and gary! Their is definately a renunion in heaven right now. I love you all my prayers and love are with you all God Bless

  10. Our deepest sympathy to his loving family & friends. It’s difficult to let our beloved go to the other side of the veil, we want them to remain here on this side with us. To know no more pain and suffering is a blessing for Gary, though painful for those left behind. May you all find peace and be supported by all those that love you, and cherish the memories.

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