James Leroy "Mac" McCubbin, age 68, of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at his home. Mr. McCubbin was born April 2, 1941, in Callaway County, to Gershom and Francis Baker McCubbin. He married Ellen Sue LaHue on October 15, 1988, in Boone County. He retired from MoDOT after 21 years. He then worked for Central Concrete Company for 21 years retiring in 2005. He liked working in the yard and his garden. He also enjoyed his birds and his dogs. Survivors include: his wife, Ellen Sue McCubbin; sons, Bill and David McCubbin, Gary and Henry Weigel; daughters, Angie Schrader, Natalie Bock, and Teresa Potts; brother, Gene McCubbin; sister, Karen Lee; 32 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Larry McCubbin, and two grandchildren. Services, conducted by Reverend Jim Smith, will be held at 12 noon, Saturday, January 9, 2010, at Grandview Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Friday, January 8, at Nilson Funeral Home, Columbia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.