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Richard D. Hubbs, Army Veteran, Gloucester City Volunteer Fireman

Richard D. Hubbs, of Gloucester City,  passed away suddenly on July 29, 2007 at the age of 71. Loving husband of 28 years and together again with Connie J. Hubbs.  Devoted and caring father of Richard D. Hubbs, Jr. (Patricia) of Gloucester City and Alice J. Sharp (Michael) of Sewell. Cherished grandfather of Richard III, Kyle Hubbs, Tina (Christopher) Holmes, Matthew Wilson, Michael Sharp, Jr. and Mason Sharp.  Dear Great-grandfather of Natalie Holmes. Loving Brother of Joseph Hubbs of Audubon, Allen L. Hubbs of Gloucester City, George F. Hubbs of Elk Township, Nancy Quieti of Bellmawr,Edward Hubbs of Gloucester City and the late Hubert Hubbs.

Also, survived by many nieces and nephews.

Richard was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City. He graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1954. Richard proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He was a 14 year dedicated volunteer for the Gloucester City Fire Department: Station # 51. Richard worked over 20 years at Brandywine Construction and Management in Philadelphia, PA in the maintenance department.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his viewing on Wednesday Evening from 7 to 9 pm and Thursday morning from 10 to 11 am at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, (at Brown Street) Gloucester City. Episcopal Religious Service 11 am in the funeral home officiated by Mother Bradley of Saint Luke's Episcopal Church in Westville. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Gloucester City.

In lieu of flowers, family requests memorial donations in Richard's memory to the Heroes to Hero Scholarship Foundation: P.O. Box 126, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Please write in the memo of the check, Richard D. Hubbs. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to the family through the funeral home website 

see Connie Hubbs Obit