John Neal Bubb
1935 - 2020
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BUBB, John Neal John Neal Bubb died on May 10th, 2020 at his home in Austin, Texas from complications of Parkinson's Disease. He was 84 years old. Dr. Bubb was born in Weiser, Idaho and grew up with his four siblings in Huntington, Oregon. He went on to study at Oregon State University and completed his doctorate in geology at Indiana University. During his 35 year career with Exxon, he lived and worked in Southeast Asia, England and Houston. Dr. Bubb's accomplishments include oil discoveries in Malaysia, publishing an influential textbook, and serving on Exxon's executive advisory board. His greatest joy was his family. He dearly loved his wife Janet Jo, his children Robbin and Johnny, and his grandchildren Elijah, Micah, Miriam and Clara.

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Published in Austin American-Statesman on May 15, 2020.
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May 21, 2020
I will miss my Uncle madly RIP

Clint Needy (Buddy)
Clint Needy
May 21, 2020
John Bubb was one of my favorite people-- a great scientist and friend. We first met at Exxon Production Research Co. in 1971, when we worked with Pete Vail and John Sangree. Over the next 26 years our paths crossed many times, all of them good. When I left EPRCO for an assignment in the UK, I think John and JJ announced their engagement at a party in our home. Jocelyn and I were saddened to hear of his passing. He was a real Human Being.
Donald and Jocelyn Blair
May 14, 2020
JJ, Robbin, Johnny, and Family, We will miss our visits with John, as he always brought great "light" to us. Getting to know him during his visits to The Farm was always "the Best". We are praying for Peace and Comfort for you all, and your Families. In Fond Friendship for John, Dale and Jennifer (Gauck)
Dale and Jennifer Gauck
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