Roy H. Hubbard, age 86 of Dublin passed away at his home in Dublin on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 with his loving wife beside him holding his hand. He was preceded in death by his father Columbus Wyatt Hubbard born in Barren Springs, VA in 1898 and died in 1959, and his mother, Elizabeth Jenkins Hubbard, born in Hollister, Ohio in 1900 and died in 1980. He was also preceded in death by one brother Claude "Toad" Hubbard of Dublin, VA. He is survived by his loving wife Patricia G. Hubbard of Dublin. Also by two sons and daughter in laws, Steve and Donna Hubbard of Buchanan, VA, Charles and Kathy Hubbard of Glen Allen, VA, and one step son Eric Goodman of Beaver Creek, Ohio, and ex wife and mother of his two sons Ruth Owens of Dublin, VA. Also he is survived by 5 grandchildren and two step grandchildren and three great grand children. Also one brother and sister in law Edward and Mary Hubbard of Salem, Va. He was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater from 1943 to 1946. He served in England, France and Belgium. He was a disabled veteran due to war injuries. He was a Life Time Member of VFW Post 4667 of Marion, Life Time Member of the American Legion Post 0229 of Rural Retreat, Life Time Member of DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Charter Member of World War II Memorial in Washington. He was employed with Burlington Industries for 30 years.
He was a member of Glenwood Methodist Church in Barren Springs, VA.
The family would also like to express thanks for all the help and all he did during his difficult period, he is an angel and we appreciate everything he did, our wonderful neighbor and friend, Jerry Young, also Perry King.
Funeral services will be Sunday, December 27, 2009, at 2:00 PM from the Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, Dublin, VA with the Rev. Don Sizemore officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the Pulaski VFW Post #1184. Visitation will follow the service Sunday at the Mausoleum Chapel.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA.