HENDERSONVILLE - Hubert "Hubie" Sharon, 86, of Hendersonville passed peacefully in his sleep on April 25, 2014 after a brief illness.
He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Ruth Rosenbeck Sharon, his son, William Sharon and Patricia, of East Longmeadow, MA, his daughter, Judith Craven and Thomas, of Campobello, SC, another son John "Jocko" Sharon and Rose of Westfield, MA and Andrew Sharon and Pamela of Hopkinton, MA. Other survivors include 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Hubie was born in Springfield, MA, son of the late Frank and Nellie Sharon. He was predeceased by two brothers and sister.
After serving his country in the Army, he worked for Rafferty Brown Company for 20 years then the Artted Company for 25 years.
He and his family lived in East Longmeadow, MA for 36 years before retiring to Hendersonville, NC in 1992.
He played hockey and baseball as a young man. He belonged to the Elks Lodge
#61 and the German Club of Springfield, MA. He was also a charter member of the Shaker Commercial Bowling League of East Longmeadow, MA. He enjoyed playing golf in his later years and was an avid NASCAR fan.
He enjoyed his many friends and always had a smile for everyone.
A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday May 3, 2014 at Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel with Rev. Roy Perry officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 581 South Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshpherd.com.
Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements