Paul Hubbard Paul Hubbard was born in 1929 in San Jose. Sadly, his two parents were not present to or not capable of caring for him. He lived in a series of foster homes until the age of 15 when he ran away. He scratched out a meager existence on the streets. Throughout his life, Paul worked some part-time jobs none of which he could keep. He was in and out of trouble with the law and rarely did he encounter any stability. He was a modest man who simply had no ambition to build something better for himself or make a substantial living of any kind. Later in life, Paul made his way to the city of Eureka in Humboldt County. He did not change his old habits though, so he continued to suffer much the same fate. Until one day, to his good fortune, Paul Hubbard met a man of truly honorable character by the name of Andy Anderson. Andy was a peer counselor for the Eureka Senior Center at the time and he made the decision to adopt Paul as a long term counselee. Andy helped Paul organize himself. With the charity of Andy's time they got in order Paul's Social Security and eventually his MediCal. By his ongoing attention and expenditures Andy helped to keep Paul warm, dry, clean, safe and fed for 15 years. In the last stages of his life, his needs were met and he was cared for by the fine staff at Seaview Rehabilitation and Wellness. Paul Hubbard died May 15, 2014 of multiple medical conditions. We pray that he has found some peace. Please sign the guestbook at www.times-standard.com and click on obituaries.
Published in Eureka Times-Standard on June 8, 2014