Eugene Ralph “Huey” Hubbard died Monday, January 16, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington at the age of 88.
Huey was born the son of Gobel and Minnie Hubbard on Sunday, March 4, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois. His mother died when he was just two years old. Huey and his brother then moved to California and were raised by their grandmother, Mary Hill. Following graduation, Huey joined the United States Army and served overseas.
Once discharged, he returned to California and began his career at the City of San Diego and retired in the 1980’s. Huey and his wife, Sandra Lee Hubbard, enjoyed many years of marriage before her passing in 1994. He then began a friendship with Geri McClung and eventually decided to move to Kansas in 1999. Huey loved that Kansas allowed him to experience all four seasons of the year and he particularly enjoyed golfing any chance he had.
Survivors include his dear friend, Geri McClung of Wellington and her children: Robert McClung of Mina, Nevada and Sena Knudsen of Siloam Springs, Ark. along with his cousin, Dorothy Miller and her family of San Diego, Calif.