April 26, 1937 - February 5, 2015
Jerry was born April 26, 1937 in Atlanta GA to Samuel Buford Hubbard and Claudia Ernestine Hubbard (nee Collins). Jerry was proud of his Atlanta Georgia roots and always considered himself a “Buckhead Boy”. He attended schools in Atlanta until 1953, when his family moved from Georgia to University Park. He graduated in 1955 from Highland Park High School. Jerry attended Southern Methodist University, graduating in 1959. Jerry proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He received his Masters of Arts Degree in Creative Writing from the University of Dallas in 1977.
Jerry worked in many areas of the Dallas real estate business. In 1977, he founded Property Tax Analysts, Inc, and enjoyed a very successful career there until his retirement in 2002. Jerry had many interests and lived his life to the fullest. He was a man of letters, he traveled the world, he was a skilled photographer and he raced motorcycles until he was in his 60s. He was a good and faithful friend and father. He always took care of his family.
He is survived his only sibling, William Lane Hubbard, his sons, Jeffrey Collins Hubbard, Gregory Gartside Hubbard and Michael William Hubbard, his one grandson, Travis Bradley Hubbard and his nephews, Blake Hubbard and Rick Hubbard. He was survived by his former wife and life-long friend, Nancy Gartside Sellers, her husband and friend, Elbert Sellers and by his dear friends, Jerry Chappell and Serena Shearin. He was predeceased by the great friend of his life, James “Duke” Hudson.
There will be a graveside service for family and friends at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 7405 W. Northwest Highway Dallas TX 75225, at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 9, 2015. Jerry will be laid to rest next to his parents, Sam and Ernestine Hubbard.
Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Funeral Home
10116 E Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75238
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