Clarke Clyde “C.C.” Dubose, 85, of Bridge City passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, at his home.

A funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 26, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Pastor Brad Morgan of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City.

There will be a graveside service at 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Jasper.

A gathering of family and friends will be Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

He was born in Port Arthur to Hiram Clarke and Evelyn (Morgan) Dubose on June 12, 1926. He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and later retired from the United States Postal Service after 36 years of service.

CC served as Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop 52 for several years and took a bus load of scouts to Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico in 1968 after re-building the engine in the old bus.

Mr. Dubose is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Vicie (Bailey) Dubose; second wife, Phyllis “Gerry” (Kuhlman) Dubose; brother, Louis Dubose and grandson, Jimmy Paul Marvel.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Judy Dubose Marvel of Burleson, Clarke C. Dubose, Jr. and wife, Linda of Nederland, Donna Clark and partner, Rob Lawson of Houston, Brenda Dubose of Bridge City and Becky Dubose Portier and husband, Glenn of Las Vegas; step children, Theresa Swann and husband “Butch”, Cecilia Sexton, Pamela Wright and husband, Paul, Kevin Tyrell and wife, Jamie and Mary Lawson and husband, Eric.

He is also survived by his 19 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; brother, John Dubose and wife, Joyce; sister, Leona Dubose Simmons and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to South East Texas Food Bank, 3845 S. M.L. King Jr. Parkway, Beaumont, TX 77705.