Murray W. Hubley

Murray W. Hubley, 91, of Waterville, OH, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Hospice of North West Ohio, in Perrysburg, OH.

Mr. Hubley retired as a railroad engineer after working for 49 years with the Erie, Erie-Lackawanna and Conrail railroads. He graduated from Huntington High School in 1940 and earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Purdue University, where he was named an All American Diver in 1941. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army Air Corps and flying a P-51 in the South Pacific.

He was born Nov. 5, 1922, in Huntington to Harry and Muriel Hubley. His first marriage was on June 17, 1946, to Marjorie H. Ehler. They later divorced, and she preceded him in death on June 18, 1989.

Local survivors include four sons, Murray W. (Mary) Hubley Jr. and Martin H. (Shelley) Hubley, both of Huntington; Michael C. (Teresha) Hubley, of Wolcottville; and Matthew R. (Cindy) Hubley; five daughters, Mary Cole, of Whitehall, MI; Marcia D. (Charlie) Milholland and Melissa (Lester, deceased) Gentis, both of Huntington; Michelle Amick, of Marion; and Margaret Riggers, of Fort Wayne; two sisters, Martha Williams and Delores Beam, of California; 26 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

A service was held on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home, in Marion, OH. Rev. Marcellus dew Oliveira officiated. Burial was at the Marion Cemetery, with military rites conduced by the Marion County United Veterans Council.

Memorial gifts may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

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