Larry John Hubbard, 65, of Galt, died May 10. He was born April 26, 1948 in Vallejo.
Mr. Hubbard graduated from Napa High School as a scholar-athlete, excelling in football and basketball. He graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a degree in recreation management. He played football for the Sacramento State Hornets celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Junior Rose Bowl, and briefly played professional football in Ontario, Canada for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He went on to be a youth minister, a substitute teacher, a foster parent for disabled children, a foreman for Wickes Forest Industries, and a superintendent for the North Highlands Recreation and Parks District before becoming a truck driver. He drove trucks in the Lodi area for Wickes Forest Industries, Ace Oil, Valley Pacific Petroleum and most recently E. F. Kludt and Sons. He enjoyed camping and sailing with his family, writing songs and poetry, and playing basketball and golf.
He is survived by his wife, Carly; sons, Kasey and Scott; daughter, Serena; brothers, Ed and David; sisters, Kathy and Suzi; and two granddaughters.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. June 1 at the First Baptist Church Chapel, 267 N. Mills Ave., Lodi.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church Music Ministry, 267 N. Mills Ave. Lodi, CA 95242.
Rocha's Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.