Hubert R. “Hub” Johnson

February 19, 2014

Hubert R. “Hub” Johnson 75, of Frankfort, died February 19, 2014 at his home. Born January 13, 1939 in Clinton, Indiana to the late John & Margaret (Petak) Johnson. He married Barbara Stevens on November 24, 1978 in Cyclone, Ind. Dr. Johnson received his B.S. in 1961, M.S. in 1965 and his PhD in 1975, all from Purdue University. He was a general manager and consultant in the meat industry for various companies, retiring in January of 2001. He was known by his peers as the “Ham Doctor”. Hub was a member of the Flora United Methodist Church and was a board member there. He was awarded the Purdue Agricultural Alumni Certificate of Distinction in 2012. He was also a Farmhouse Fraternity Advisor, Executive Board of the Sagamore Council of the Boy Scouts of America, a member of the John Purdue Club, Masonic Lodge 620 in Sherwood, Ohio and a member of the Shriners.

Visitation and Services

Memorial service will be Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Flora United Methodist Church, 103 E. Main St., Flora, IN 46929. Memorial donation may be made to the Purdue Ag Alumni Association; envelopes will be available at the church.

Survived by:

Wife: Barbara Johnson of Frankfort, 4 Daughters: Becky (Rick) Harlow of Lafayette, Beth Johnson of Dallas, GA, Penny Tucker of Flora, Darlene (Scott) Balko of South Lyon, MI, 4 Sons: Brad (Janice) Johnson of Acworth, GA, Bryan (Debi) Johnson of Lafayette, Sam (Machelle) Hensley of Bringhurst, Dwight Hensley of Mulberry, Brother: Harold “Pete” Johnson of Rockville, 29 Grandchildren and 16 Great Grandchildren.


10 Condolences for “Hubert R. “Hub” Johnson”

  1. Kellie Ellis February 19, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    Beth — We are so sorry for your loss during this time.
    From all of the people that care about you here at Springleaf Financial !

  2. Raelene and Morris Howard & Jack Simpson February 19, 2014 at 7:54 pm

    We are so sorry! Hub will be missed. He has a great family and he was always so much fun to be around. We are praying for all the family. We especially want to tell Becky, Brad, Bryan and Beth that we will be praying for you and your families. Remember the good times, we will. We love you all! Sincerely, Aunt Raelene, Uncle Moe and Uncle Jack.

  3. Barbara Hibbeler February 19, 2014 at 11:38 pm

    Brad and Janice,

    Losing a loved one is never easy and our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Love, The Hibbelers

  4. Jeanne Stern February 20, 2014 at 1:49 am

    Uncle Hub’s family, So sorry to hear of his passing. I know you have wonderful memories and pray that they keep you during the next days and your time of grief.

  5. Lyn Tate February 20, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    Aunt Barb and family, I am so very sorry for your loss and I wish I could take some of the pain you are feeling. You are all in my prayers and I’m asking for the Lord to provide His peace and comfort in this difficult time. I love you all! Hugs and kisses!

  6. Patti Miller February 20, 2014 at 4:33 pm

    Dear Barb, I am so sorry about your loss. Hub was a wonderful person and will be sadly missed by all that knew him. I know the depth of love that you and your family share for each other. Honor his memory with love and the wonderful memories you share of him. May God bless and comfort you and your family.

  7. LeRoy Zook February 20, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    Dear Barb, Carolyn and me are so sorry to hear of your loss. Hub will be missed by all. Deepest sympathy from your neighbors of Timberline May you and your family be in the hands of the Lord.

  8. Judie Ticen February 21, 2014 at 1:02 am

    Barb, I am sorry for your loss. Prayers sent to you and your family. May God bless and comfort you and your family
    Love you

  9. Kathy Blanch February 21, 2014 at 1:31 am

    Dear Barbara…So very sorry for your loss. Hub was a special person and we were blessed to know him. Keeping you in thought and prayer. Know that Purdue has lost it’s greatest fan! God Bless.
    Don and Kathy Blanch
    Helen Stevens
    Clyde and Sheryl Fisher

  10. Larry Theis February 25, 2014 at 12:15 am

    Dear Barbara,
    My sincere sympathy on Hub’s passing. I am grateful for the friendship Hub and I shared and for the help and support he has given me over the years. I have always had great respect for Hub and his knowledge of the meat industry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Larry & Laura Theis

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