Obituary for Charles W "Bill" Hubb

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Charles W "Bill" Hubb

November 1, 1924 - October 15, 2012

Charles W. "Bill" Hubbs, age 87 passed away Monday evening, October 15, 2012 at Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Trafalgar.

Bill was born November 1, 1924 in Albany, MO to the late Sylvester Sam and Nova Lee (Gifford) Hubbs. He married Opal Rosaline (Lowhorn) Hubbson February 23, 1952 in Lafayette,Tenn. She lovingly survives after 60 devoted years.

Bill is survived by his children: Bill (Janine) Hubbs of Oronogo, MO, Charles Phillip (Ellen) Hubbs of Shelbyville, Jill (Gene) Kemp of Trafalgar & Joy (George) Smith of Nineveh. He will be remembered by his sister: Juanita P. Hubbs of Hulbert, OK. Bill will be missed by his fourteen grandchildren & thirteen great grandchildren (and one great grandson on the way)who he enjoyed dearly as well as his nieces and nephews who he adored.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: Sylvester Lee Hubbs & Robert J. Hubbs.

Bill obtained the first electrician's license in the state of Oklahoma and had a Journeyman's Card in many other fields. He retired in 1985 as a Tool Grinder with Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis, after 29 years of service. Bill was a 40 year member and past Master of the Morgantown Masonic Lodge, a former member & Elder of the Samaria Christian Church, a present member of the Spearsville Church of Christ and a member of the United Auto Workers Union Local 1111.

Bill's hobbies and activities were varied. He especially enjoyed fishing & traveling and had visited most all states. Bill had a great love for playing the harmonica.

The Rev. Ed Rangel will conduct a funeral service at 11:00 am, Friday, at Meredith -Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, located at 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, Thursday, at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Bill to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN46240.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be made to the Hubbs family at www.meredith-clark.com.

Information: (812) 597-4670

 

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Born: November 1, 1924
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Mike and Lou Ann (Coy) Sabatier posted on 1/1/00

Dear Bill,Phil, Jill and Joy, Our prayers are with you at this time. We have fond memories of your dad...Lou from the time I learned to walk and talk and Mike from high school years. He always had a smile and a big hug for everyone. May your memories and knowing that he is in heaven give you comfort. Mike and Lou Ann

 

Mike and Lou Ann (Coy) Sabatier posted on 1/1/00

Bill, Phil, Jill and Joy, Our prayers are with you and the family. We have many fond memories of your dad. Mike and Lou Ann Sabatier

 

Deborah Workman posted on 1/1/00

A beautiful obituary that really made me feel as if I knew him. May your memories give you strength and comfort at this difficult time.

 

Jackie ,Barbara,Thomas & Jessica Bryant posted on 1/1/00

Our deepest sympathy to the entire family during this time.Sorry we could not be there with you.You will be in our hearts and prayers.May God bless and keep you.

 

LeAnn McNeal (Taylor) posted on 1/1/00

Uncle Bill will always hold a special place in my heart. The memories of him I hold dear much like the coins he'd given me over the years. His hugs were the best; his arms wrapped you up like a little pappoose no matter how old or big you were. My love to Aunt Rosie and the dearest of cousins. May God's love and strength surround you and keep you through this time of sorrow. ~LeAnn

 

Judy Samons(Taylor) posted on 1/1/00

Uncle Bill was a very special man. I loved how he was always laughing and joking around with a big smile on his face. I remember my brother Jack and I staying with Uncle Bill and Aunt Rosie in the summer time. My Grandpa and Grandma would take us back to Michigan. Uncle Bill would make up funny names for his grandchildren like- Julius Herman. He always made you feel at home. I am really sad that I couldn't make it to the funeral today. I am going to be at the hospital with my Mom. I love all of you and I am very sorry. I will cherish the memories forever, just wish I could have said goodbye.

 

Connie (Henson) Moore posted on 1/1/00

To my very dear childhood friend - Joy, and to Rosie, Jill, and all the Hubbs Family: Bill was always such a kind and thoughtful person. I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you and keep you in this difficult time. Love, Connie

 

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