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 Donald W Hubbs

Donald W Hubbs

Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Death 26 Feb 2010 (aged 71)
Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Burial Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 110176292 · View Source
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MURPHYSBORO - Donald W. Hubbs, 71, was found pinned to a building by a vehicle Tuesday and died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, in St. Louis University Hospital.

Hubbs was found by Jackson County Sheriff's deputies at about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at Murphysboro Township Garage on Springdale Road in Murphysboro. He was pinned to the building by a car still in drive. Police don't know how long he had been pinned.

Hubbs was taken to an area hospital by Jackson County Ambulance Service before being airlifted to St. Louis University Hospital.

He was born Mar. 7, 1938, in Murphysboro, the son of Ralph and Cecil (Wall) Hubbs.

He was a graduate of Murphysboro Township High School with the Class of 1956. While there, he was on the football and track teams for four years and the baseball team as a junior and senior. He went to Boys' State his junior year.

Don was employed by the Township of Murphysboro as workfare supervisor for several years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Cecil Hubbs; and his stepmother, Irene Doerr Hubbs.

Sources: Southern Illinoisan, Sat., Feb. 27, 2010; Sun., Feb. 28, 2010

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Donald W Hubbs (7 Mar 1938–26 Feb 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110176292, citing Pleasant Grove Memorial Park, Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by C. Ann Carruthers (contributor 47250479) .