Elmer “HUB” Hubbard, a decorated veteran and accomplished musician, passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on April 13, 2023 at home in the loving embrace of his family.
Elmer born on June 30, 1936 to Edna and Charlie Hubbard in Kinta, Oklahoma. He lived a remarkable life filled with passion, dedication, and selflessness. He will always be remembered for his unwavering patriotism, kindness, and exceptional talent.
A proud veteran of the United States Army for 32 years Elmer served his country with honor and distinction. He fought bravely serving two tours in Vietnam where he was awarded several medals for his heroism during battle including the Purple Heart.
In addition to his military career, he was Marshall Hub at Sliver Dollar City for 15 years and an accomplished singer. He entertained thousands of people playing with his band the Missouri Travelers and occasionally filled in at the Oldfield Opry both singing and playing guitar.
Elmer is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Wanda, children Cathy Hubbard, Craig Hubbard and his spouse Melanie, Brad Hubbard and his spouse Ginelle. He was a cherished grandfather to Nikki, Brandy, Eric, Jeffery, Samantha, Jeremy, and James along with 7 great grandkids. He leaves behind two brothers Grover and Jimmy and sisters Jonell and Norma along with other family members and friends who will miss him dearly.
Hub will be remembered as a hero, musician, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
His legacy will live on through his family and the countless lives he touched throughout his remarkable life.
Rest in peace “HUB”, you will be forever missed, loved, and celebrated.
Cremation rites will be accorded by Adams Crematory.
A memorial service with full military honors will be held at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2023 at Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.