Aubrey Hubbard, Sr.
Age 92 of Divernon, Illinois and formerly of Wilmington, Illinois, passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021at Arcadia Care in Clifton, Illinois.
Born May 2, 1929 in Tipton County, Tennessee, Aubrey was a son of Elmer Ellis and Rudell (Roane) Hubbard. He was raised in Tennessee, and went on to marry Falma “Jane” Harris.
Aubrey retired as a Projection Molding Engineer and was a member of Auburn Christian Church in Auburn, Illinois. Fondly known as the “Candy Man”, Aubrey enjoyed watching Westerns and following The Chicago Cubs, as well as the New England Patriots. He cherished his dogs, and will be remembered for his love of Christmas, and his award winning holiday displays at his home.
Survivors include his daughter, Tammy McLearen of Buckingham; son, Eddie Aubrey (Karen) Hubbard of Texas; grandchildren: Kimberly McLearen-Jones (Matthew II) of Buckingham, Stephen Hubbard of Indiana and Sammantha Hubbard (Michael Brandenburg) of Kankakee; great grandchildren, Alaina, Belinda and Landyn, and many nieces and nephews.
Aubrey was preceded in death by his parents; wife Jane on May 26, 2021; son, Christopher Hubbard and son-in-law, George McLearen.
The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at 12:30 p.m. Inurnment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington, where Aubrey and Jane will be laid to rest with their son, Christopher.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Aubrey’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com/obituary/Aubrey-HubbardSr
Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)