Carroll Hubbard Jr., 85, passed away on Nov. 12, 2022, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Mr. Hubbard was born on July 7, 1937, in Murray, Kentucky to Dr. Carroll Hubbard, Sr., a Baptist minister, and Beth Hubbard, an elementary school teacher. Several of Mr. Hubbard’s early years were spent in Beaver Dam, Kentucky and then in Ashland. In 1953, Mr. Hubbard moved to Louisville, Kentucky, when his father became pastor of St. Matthews Baptist Church. In Louisville, Mr. Hubbard attended Eastern High School, where he graduated in 1955.

After high school, Mr. Hubbard attended Georgetown College in Georgetown. At Georgetown College, Mr. Hubbard was editor-in-chief of the Georgetonian, the weekly college newspaper. Mr. Hubbard also was a member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity and served as president of the fraternity during his senior year. Also during his senior year at Georgetown College, Mr. Hubbard was selected as “Mr. Georgetonian.”