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Charles 'Bill' Hubbs, 87, Trafalgar

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

Bill was born Nov. 1, 1924, in Albany, Mo., to Sylvester Sam and Nova Lee (Gifford) Hubbs. He married Opal Rosaline (Lowhorn) Hubbs Feb. 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 and Joy (George) Smith of Nineveh. He will be remembered by his sister, Juanita P. Hubbs of Hulbert, Okla. Bill will be missed by his 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren (and one great-grandson on the way) whom he enjoyed dearly, as well as his nieces and nephews whom he adored.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Sylvester Lee Hubbs and 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 and 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 and traveling and had visited most states. Bill had a great love for playing the harmonica.

The Rev. Ed Rangel will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Bill to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN  46240.

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

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  • November 1
    Annual chicken noodle dinner, craft bazaar at Christiansburg church
    4 to 7 p.m. Christiansburg United Methodist Church, 7372 S. Christianburg Road
  • November 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 1
    Annual craft, bake sale at Helmsburg church
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St.
  • November 1
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 1
    Annual bazaar, quilt raffle, bake sale, bean dinner
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Goshen Community Church, 2798 Gatesville Road, Bean Blossom
  • November 3
    Nashville Redevelopment Commission
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • November 4
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • November 4
    Government offices CLOSED
  • November 4
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    7 to 8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 5
    Woodworkers club
    7 p.m. Charlie Roush's Shop, 6987 Christianberg Road
  • November 5
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 6
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • November 6
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 6
    Salt Creek Trail Committee
    10 a.m. BC Parks & Rec. Office, 1001 Deer Run Lane
  • November 6
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. Helmsburg Elementary School, 5378 Helmsburg School Road
  • November 6
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artists Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 7
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 8
    Second Saturday Village Art Walk
    5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Nashville
  • November 8
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • November 8
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 8
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 11
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 11
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • November 12
    Mandatory scholarship meeting at the high school
    6:30 p.m. Brown County High School, 235 School House Lane
  • November 12
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 13
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 14
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 15
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 15
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 18
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 19
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 20
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road