|Dr. Heather J. Hubbard passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014 after an extended illness.|
Dr. Hubbard is survived by her daughter Sara and wife Lora both of Morgantown, as well as her mother and stepfather Charlotte and Russell Smith of Lee of Florida; her brother and sister-in-law Doug and Lyndsey Hubbard of Jacksonville, FL; stepmother Sherri Hubbard of Jupiter FL; stepsister Nikki Mills of Jupiter FL, and grandparents Richard and Anna Hubbard of Walton, WV.
She was preceded in death by her father Rick Hubbard in 2009.
Dr. Hubbard was a 1999 graduate of Roane County High School, a 2006 graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine, and completed her residency in family medicine at West Virginia University in December 2009. At that time, she became a staff physician with the Clark K. Sleeth Family Medicine Center (WVU). Dr. Hubbard won numerous academic awards over the years, was awarded a Bravo! Award as a faculty member at WVU and was honored with the Press Gainey award for patient care.
Dr. Hubbard thoroughly enjoyed travel, painting and creating pottery, spending time with family, and attending Mountaineer sporting events. A special thanks goes to Dr. Michael Craig, the staff at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, and the nurses on 9 West and the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at WVU Hospitals.
A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Morgantown on Thursday, April 3, 2014. A visitation gathering will occur at 5:30 pm with a 6:30 pm service to follow.
An additional memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the TAYLOR-VANDALE FUNERAL HOME, Spencer. A visitation gathering will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.