Oct. 10, 1910 Union Monroe County West Virginia, USA
Dec. 23, 2003 Slanesville Hampshire County West Virginia, USA
Franklin Daily Journal 31 Dec 2003 SPRINGFIELD, W.Va. Hubbard Walter ‘Hub' Deskins
Hubbard Walter "Hub" Deskins, 93, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, at Nice and Cozy Rest Home in Slanesville, W.Va. He was a resident of Springfield, W.Va.
He was born Oct. 10, 1910, in Union, W.Va. His parents were George M. and Gertrude (Compton) Deskins. He married Virginia M. (Shrout) Deskins. She preceded him in death Aug. 8, 1987. Survivors include two sons, William E. Deskins of Points, W.Va., and Arthur J. Deskins of Franklin; two daughters, Arlene L. Fields of Greenwood and Roxieanne Powers of Martinsburg, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He retired from Pownell Builders as a carpenter and later delivered Meals on Wheels for Hampshire County Committee on Aging for 20 years.
He was a member of Springfield United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Deborah Shreve conducted a service Saturday at Shaffer Funeral Home in Romney, W.Va. Burial was at Springfield Hill Cemetery in Springfield, W.Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.