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Hubbard Walter "Hub" Deskins
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1910
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 2003
Hampshire County
West Virginia, USA


Franklin Daily Journal 31 Dec 2003
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.
Family links: 
  George Melvin Deskins (1876 - 1961)
  Lydia Gertrude Compton Deskins (1877 - 1938)
  Virginia Mertle Shrout Deskins (1913 - 1987)
  John Deskins (1898 - 1937)*
  James Harvey Deskins (1899 - 1974)*
  William Lester Deskins (1900 - 1961)*
  Palmer Raymond Deskins (1902 - 1971)*
  Lydia Pearl Deskins Taylor (1904 - 1977)*
  Early Deskins Wilson (1905 - 1975)*
  Caroline Deskins Atkins (1907 - 1983)*
  Leonard Deskins (1909 - 1922)*
  Hubbard Walter Deskins (1910 - 2003)
  Paul Melvin Deskins (1913 - 1967)*
  Freda Lear Deskins Ferguson (1918 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Springfield Hill Cemetery
Hampshire County
West Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Sue Lapp
Originally Created by: Matthew Broyles
Record added: Feb 21, 2011
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Hubbard Walter Hub Deskins
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