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Maryland Obituaries


Roger L. Hubbard



Roger L. Hubbard, 86

CAMBRIDGE - Roger L. Hubbard, passed away in the Mallard Bay Care Center, on Friday, Oct. 31, 2008. He was 86. He was born at Cassons Neck on July 26, 1922, and was a son of the late Charles Albert and Sarah Frances Hubbard. Roger attended schools in Cambridge, graduating from Cambridge High School in 1940. He served in the U.S. Army from Jan. 18, 1943 until he received his Honorable Discharge on Jan. 1, 1946. While serving in the Army, he had served in New Guinea and the Southern Philippines. He was awarded the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, World War II Victory Ribbon, as well as the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with a Bronze Star. As a young man he had worked for the Phillips Packing Co. After World War II, Roger worked at the Cambridge Wire Cloth Co. for 43 years, until he retired in July of 1984. He was a member of Dorchester Post 91 American Legion, as well as Choptank Memorial Post 7460 V.F.W. For many years, Roger was a champion pool player, as well as checker player. He had been in failing health for the past two years and had been a patient at the Mallard Bay Care Center for the past month, when he passed away on Friday. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda M. Cannon; a son Roger L. Hubbard Jr.; and two sisters and five brothers. Survivors include three daughters, Susie Kahl Smith and her husband Charlie Smith, of Crapo, Rita A. Turri and her husband Ralph Turri, of Easton, and Tina R. Travers and her husband Eugene Travers Jr., of Cambridge; two sons, R. Keith Hubbard of Savannah, Ga., and Stephen E. Hubbard and his wife Kim Hubbard, of Cambridge; 11 grandchildren, Brian Cannon, Missy LeCompte, Kevin Kahl, Amanda North, Kaitlyn Turri, Alex Turri, Rachael Harrison, Christopher Hubbard, Brittany Hubbard, Tyler Hubbard, and Nicholas Hubbard; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge, with the Rev. Pardee Bramble officiating. Interment will follow at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery near Hurlock. The family will receive friends during the hour preceding the service. Pallbearers will be Charlie Smith, Christopher Hubbard, Brian Cannon, Eugene Travers Jr., Kevin Kahl, and Jody LeCompte.

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