Ronald James Hubbard, 56 years of age, beloved father and son and a resident of Lorain, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. He was born March 17, 1957 in Lorain. He was a lifetime resident of Lorain, graduating from Brookside School in the class of 1976.
Ronald was employed at York International for five years as a line laborer. He was a gifted mechanic and loved cars and motorcycles. Ronald loved disco and rock and roll music and dancing.
Survivors include his mother, Virginia Armstrong of Lorain; his son, Ronald Nathaniel Hubbard of Lorain; his daughter and her husband, Sherry and James Sandman of Amherst; three grandchildren; his brothers, Robert Hubbard of Vermilion, Randy Hubbard of Amherst and Harold "Gene" Hubbard of Lorain; Uncle Esra "Sony" Hubbard of West Virginia, Uncle Arnold Hubbard of Texas and Uncle Ray Hubbard of West Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Hubbard; and infant sister, Genie Marie Hubbard.
Friends may call Saturday, February 1, 2014, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Funeral services will be held 8 P.M., at Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. The Reverend Karen Kizer will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be to the family.
Additional information and online register book are available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com