OBITUARY

Tony Arnold Hubbard

September 30, 1943January 18, 2023
Obituary of Tony Arnold Hubbard
It is with great sadness we announce Tony A. Hubbard of Jacksonville, Florida passed peacefully on January 18th, 2023 at the age of 79. Tony was born in Granite Falls, North Carolina on September 30th, 1943 to the late William Hubbard and Myrtle Hayes Hubbard. After High School, he joined the Navy prior to the Vietnam War at the age of 17 and served 3 years on the USS Coontz. He attended Western Carolina University graduating Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science. Tony moved to Jacksonville in 1969 to work at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, where he retired after 35 years. Tony enjoyed fishing his entire life and had many fishing excursions with his sons and friends. Taking up golf in middle age, he became an avid golfer where he played many rounds with his close friends at DeerCreek Country Club becoming a member for over 30 years. He is survived by his wife: Barbara Hubbard, children: Bill Hubbard and Brian Hubbard (Katie Hubbard), sister: Sarah Kirby, grandchildren: Ethan Hubbard, Parker Hubbard, Hailey Hubbard and several nieces and nephews. Tony was married to the love of his life Barbara for 52 wonderful years. They enjoyed spending time with their 3 grandchildren and travelling the world together. Viewing services will be held on Sunday, January 22nd from 4pm – 6pm at Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Cemetery (4801 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207). Funeral service will be held at San Jose Church of Christ (6233 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32217) on Monday, January 23rd at 11am. His family and friends will miss his caring heart and unique sense of humor.

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Sunday, January 22, 2023

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Monday, January 23, 2023

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Monday, January 23, 2023

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