Theodore Baytop Stubbs, III, M.D., age 64, of Galveston, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at his home.
Visitation will be held beginning at 5:00 pm, Sunday, June 9th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with a rosary beginning at 6:00 pm.
Requiem mass will be held Monday, June 10th, at 10:00 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Galveston, Texas. The Reverend Father Eugene John Stein, OFM, will be the celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Galveston.
Theodore was born April 22, 1949, in St. Louis, Missouri to Helen Enochs and James Baytop Stubbs, M.D. The Stubbs family tradition in Galveston dates back to Theodore’s grandfather, Charles Joseph Stubbs, and although Theodore was born in St. Louis, Missouri, because his father was practicing medicine at St. Louis University at this time, he considered himself an adopted BOI of Galveston, where he lived the majority of this life.
Ted was a life-long member of Sacred Heart Church in Galveston. Ted graduated from Ball High School in 1969. He continued his education at the University of Texas graduating in 1973, and following in his father’s medical career, graduated in 1977 from UTMB. He remained at UTMB for his internship and residency requirements. He became a dedicated physician joining his father’s medical clinic before establishing his own internal medicine practice. Ted taught at the medical school and developed a specialty in pacemaker implantation. Ted was a member of various groups including the American Medical Association and Texas Heart Association. Ted was a licensed amateur radio operator – call sign KB5EAZ, an avid learner, and a Bob Dylan fanatic.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Catherine Louise Stubbs. He is survived by his daughters, Loretta Elizabeth Stubbs, Rebecca Elizabeth Stubbs and Elizabeth Grace Stubbs of Arlington, Texas, and son, Joshua Baytop Stubbs of Seattle, Washington; his brother, James B. Stubbs, Jr. and wife, Luisa, of Germantown, Tennessee; his nephew, Charles J. Stubbs and wife, Deborah and grand nieces, Caroline and Katie of Atlanta, Georgia; cousins, Charles Stubbs of Annapolis, Maryland, Lois and husband, Bill Blake of Highland Ranch, Colorado and Sally Stubbs of Houston, Texas.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Hornbeck, Scott Phillips, Ishmael Robles, J. B. Schmidt, Cyrus Wagner, and George Werner. Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Maceo and Karl Veile.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the medical staff and health professionals who cared for Theodore over the past few weeks.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials may be sent to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1010 35th Street, Galveston, Texas 77550; UTMB, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77550-0147; or the charity of your choice.