JOHN EARL HUBBELL, 76, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 6:58 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
He was born March 15, 1943 in Greene County, Indiana to Ray Hubbell and Iva C. (Horton) Hubbell.
John married Carolyn Sue (Beck) Hubbell on June 6, 1964. Together they raised 3 children, Sherry, Jon Ray and Michael.
John graduated from Coalmont High School in 1961. He served in the 152nd Infantry Army National Guard. He took pride in being the former President of Peavey Cemetery Board, following his father in the position. He was a 50 year member of Vigo Lodge F. and A.M. #29 in Lewis, IN, Valley of Scottish Rite, and a member and supporter of the UMWA local 1410. John started his career with Peabody Coal Company at the Jasonville Shops as a welder. Later he worked at the Latta Mine and after many years of service John retired from Hawthorn Mine in 2000.
John enjoyed IU basketball and was an avid Shakamak Laker fan. John liked to go to tractor and truck pulls and loved his own truck. He was meticulous about his yard and the direction in which you mowed, some knew him as a “Yard Architect.”
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Carolyn Sue (Beck) Hubbell of Jasonville, IN whom he married on June 6, 1964; children, Sherry McQueary (Kent) of Lafayette, IN, Jon Ray Hubbell (Regina) of Jasonville, IN, Michael Hubbell (Stacey) of Linton, IN; grandchildren, Casey McQueary, Krista Anderson (Ian), Jared McQueary (Ashley), Josh McQueary, Christopher Hubbell (Leah), Harley Hubbell (fiancé Jeff Bessling), Meah Hubbell, Amanda Axe, Stormi Hayden (Brandon), Kyle Alsman (Cailyn), Madison Axe, Samantha Zimmerly (Tyler), Mariah Neal (Jason), Jake Hubbell (fiancée Emma Brewer); great-grandchildren, 16; and his sister, Shirley Strahla of Linton, IN.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother in law, Melvin; granddaughter, Meranda Hubbell.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 South Meridian Street; Jasonville, Indiana. Visitation is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday November 29, 2019 with a Masonic Memorial service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue at the Cox Funeral Home Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 10 a.m. Funeral Services will immediately follow visitation at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Bill Reed officiating.
Interment will be at Peavey Cemetery in Clay County, IN.
In lieu of flower contributions may be made in memory of John to Peavey Cemetery. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.