Donald “Don” Lee Hubbard passed away on January 6, 2021 at the age of 87. His battle with lung cancer showed his courage in facing life challenges with a smile and a laugh. Despite the pain, Don came out a hero and stayed strong until the end.
Don was born January 4, 1934 in Lebanon Kansas, to Floy and Dorothy (Wright) Hubbard. Don moved to Denver when he was two years old. He joined the United States Coast Guard where he served for four years. He then joined the United States Air Force and served our country for 16 more years until he retired.
Don worked in the maintenance department at Norgren, in Littleton, Colorado for 21 years. Don’s hobbies included cars, dancing, video games and he was an avid reader. He was so much fun to be around and always treated everyone like his best friend
Don married Charlotte on July 21, 2012. Don inherited three grandkids…..All of whom called him “PAPA”.
Don is survived by his wife; Charlotte Hubbard, sister; Rosella “Posey” Gage, son; Robert Hubbard and fiancé; Darlene Jones, step- children; Kim (Phil) Yakimow, Kathy (Byron) West, and grandchildren; Conner Gilbert, Jacob Yakimow and Samantha Yakimow.
A Celebration of Life will be planned for later this year