Dr. Donald Edward Hubbard

Dr. Donald Edward Hubbard

Dr. Donald Edward Hubbard, who in retirement resided in Shellman Bluff, Rabun County and Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, after a long illness.

Dr. Hubbard received a B.A. degree from Emory University, and an M.D. degree from the Medical College of Georgia. After completing his internship at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, he served his country during the Korean War as an Air Force Captain at Langley Air Force Base in Langley, Va. He then completed his residency training in obstetrics-gynecology at the Medical College of Georgia. He went on to private practice in Atlanta for 39 years with privileges at Piedmont Hospital.

He was a well-respected, deeply loved and devoted husband, father and physician. He touched many lives during his 90 years.

He is survived by his wife, Mary M. Hubbard; their five children, Dr. John David Hubbard, Linda Suzanne MeElveen, Richard Benjamin Hubbard and Timothy Myrick Hubbard; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, at Cumming First United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences can be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.