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Melvin Elmo "Pete" Hubbard, Sr.

May 23, 1937 — May 22, 2024

Meadows of Dan

Melvin Elmo "Pete" Hubbard, Sr.

Melvin Elmo “Pete” Hubbard, Sr., age 86, of Meadows of Dan, VA passed away on May 22, 2024, at Salem VA Medical Center, VA.  Pete was born on May 23, 1937, in Meadows of Dan, VA to the late Walter Ethan Hubbard and Mattie Elizabeth Agee Hubbard.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Earnest Hubbard, Clayton Hubbard, Wayne Hubbard, and Harlie Hubbard; and sisters, India Williams and Janie Brammer.
Pete was a beloved member and Deacon of Conners View Primitive Baptist Church. He loved singing hymns and served as a song leader at church. He was known for his skillful abilities in farming and growing cabbage. For over 40 years, Pete and his family grew and sold produce at Pete’s Place in Meadows of Dan.  He cherished the time he spent with his family.  He loved trout fishing and taking his grandchildren fishing, that he affectionately referred to as his “fishing buddies.”
Pete is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Iola Jane Massey Hubbard of the home; children, Annette Sutphin (Blake) of Mt. Airy, NC, Nancy Hubbard Plasters of Meadows of Dan, VA, Teresa Williams (Rodger) of Stuart, VA, Melvin (Pete) Hubbard, Jr. (Jill) of Ararat, VA, and Kandy DeShazo (Brian) of Spencer, VA; grandchildren, Kevin Handy (Rose), Brandon Handy (Jennifer), Heather Beasley (Patrick), Suzanne Belcher (Darren), Ethan Plasters (Michaela), Eli Williams (Emily), Luke Williams, Levi Williams, Colby Hubbard, Riley Hubbard, Hunter DeShazo, Tanner DeShazo, Hayley DeShazo, and Ryder DeShazo; 17 Great-Grandchildren; 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren; sister, Essie Hubbard Hughes of Stuart, VA; sisters-in-law, Nancy Hubbard of Stuart, VA and Lou Massey of Bassett, VA; and a host of nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 26, 2024, at Conners View Primitive Baptist Church at 2:00 PM with Elder Tim McGrady officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Conners View Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Barry Fain, 459 Woodland Drive, Stuart, VA 24171. Expressions of condolences may be sent online by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com.
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Sunday, May 26, 2024

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Conners View Primitive Baptist Church

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Sunday, May 26, 2024

Conners View Primitive Baptist Church

3408 Mountain View Dr, Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

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