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Russell Hale Hubbard, Jr.

October 3, 1922 - October 31, 2019

Russell Hale Hubbard, Jr., age 97, died peacefully after a short illness.  He was born in New

Britain, CT, graduated from Syracuse University, and received his law degree from George

Washington Univ. in Washington DC.  After serving in the US Navy during WWII, he had a long

And successful career with General…read more

Russell Hale Hubbard, Jr., age 97, died peacefully after a short illness.  He was born in New

Britain, CT, graduated from Syracuse University, and received his law degree from George

Washington Univ. in Washington DC.  After serving in the US Navy during WWII, he had a long

And successful career with General Electric as a leader in employee benefit legislation.  He

moved to Hendersonville in 2004.  He was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church.  He Traveled

extensively, including a trip around the world.  He was an enthusiastic sailor and particularly

enjoyed racing.  He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Iona; a daughter, Peggy (Hugh);

grandchildren, Brian (Catie) and Ginger; and great-grandchildren, Jack and Ave.  A memorial

Service will be held Monday November 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 900

Blyth St., Hendersonville, NC, 28791.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Russell’s memory may be made

To the Hendersonville Symphony 228 Sixth Ave., Suite A, Hendersonville, NC, 28793 or to

Trinity Presbyterian Church.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com

Thos Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of

arrangements.

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