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Hubert Sexton, 87

Hubert Sexton, 87

Hubert Sexton, 87, of Etowah passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at the Elizabeth House after a period of declining health.

Hubert was born on Aug. 3, 1927, in Honoraville, Ala., to the late Pete and Bertha Sexton. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bernard Ray Sexton of LaPine, Ala., and Osban Lee Sexton of West Milton, Ohio.

He proudly served his country during WWII in the South Pacific as a Merchant Marine. After the war, he moved to Dayton, Ohio, where he worked and retired from General Motors in 1978. There he married Evalee Kennard and raised his family.

Hubert is survived by his wife of 65 years, Evalee Sexton, who faithfully and lovingly cared for him at home until the last few weeks of his life. He is also survived by his four children, Shirley E. Sexton of Prattville, Ala.; Hubert Allen Sexton and wife, Debbie, of West Union, S.C.; Judith E. Pack of Mayfield, Ky.; and Dr. Sharon K. Shields and husband, Usep Kustian of Hendersonville; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

At Hubert's request, there will be no service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Elizabeth House, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.