Clyde Jennings Hubbard, Jr., age 81, of Early passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018, at a local nursing home.
Clyde was born on December 4, 1937, in North Carolina, the son of Clyde J. Hubbard, Sr. and Toye (Oxford) Hubbard. He graduated high school in Del Rio, Texas. He attended and graduated from the University of California (Fresno) with a B.A. in Business.
Clyde joined the United States Air Force; he served for 13 years, spending a tour in Vietnam prior to leaving in 1970.
Clyde spent many years working for the Veterans Medical Center as a Human Resources Director in various locations throughout the United States. He retired from the Veterans Medical Center in Buffalo, NY, in 1996. After his retirement, he and his family moved to Brownwood and he worked for MHMR, currently known as Center for Life Resources, as the Human Resources Director.
During his second retirement, he enjoyed hobby ranching, remodeling homes, and spending time with family. He was a true “Jack of all trades” who never found a challenge he couldn’t tackle. He was a member of the United Church of God. He was a very outgoing guy and has many friends worldwide.
Clyde is survived by his wife of 62 years, Bobbie Hamer Hubbard of Early; 4 daughters, Corinna Ann Rockey and husband Guy of Arkansas, Dixie Lewis and husband Terry of Cross Plains, Toye Malm of Lethbridge, Alberta Canada, Mary Elisha Pruett and husband J.C. of Early; 1 son, Clyde Lael Hubbard and wife Viri of Pelham, Alabama; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, John Hubbard of Florida; sister, Elizabeth Church of North Carolina; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde, Sr. and Toye Hubbard; and a sister, Molly Annas.
Private Memorial Services will be held at a later date at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to Care Nursing and Rehab, as well as Solaris Hospice for the care and love they received during Clyde’s time with them.
Online condolences for the family are welcome at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com.