2017-06-27 / Obituaries

Hubert Chadd, 86


Hubert Chadd Hubert Chadd Hubert Chadd, age 86, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 in the Waters of Greencastle.

Hubert was born April 12, 1931 in Greencastle, the son of Alice Christine (Fitzsimmons) and Fred Chadd.

Hubert lived on Foxridge, raised a 4-H pig, ran track and played basketball during his youth and was a 1951 graduate of Greencastle High School.

He served in the Army during the Korean War. In 1955 he married Wilma Ann Zaring, celebrating 50 years of marriage May 15, 2005.

After returning from Korea, he worked at the Zaring Processing Plant (Mt. Meridian), owned a Signal gas station (Phoenix) and worked as a welder and heavy machinery operating engineer throughout Indiana for over 45 years.

He and Wilma opened Chimayo’s Mexican restaurant on the Greencastle square and also operated Pap’s Fillin’ Station food concessions for over 20 years, serving many local festivals, fairs and events.

Hubert loved and worked hard providing for his family. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, pool, checkers, horses, country and bluegrass, driving a truck, rooting for Purdue and surprising local children at Christmas playing Santa. He loved his dogs, grilling food and meeting people over a hot grill. He was a member of Greencastle First Assembly of God, was generous and grateful to Dr. Heavin and all who helped him during his illnesses and stays in the hospital and nursing home.

Survivors include sons, Bryan Chadd (Rick), Phoenix, Arizona and Darren Chadd (Cindy), Morton, Indiana; grandsons, Chad Evens (Kathy), Greencastle and Ryan Evens (Jake), Bedford, Pennsylvania; grandchild, Temperance Evens, Greencastle; nieces, Cindy Long (Rick), Greencastle, Nadine Eubank, Bloomington, Becky Tippin, Greencastle, Michelle Abriani (Matt), Auburn, Washington; nephews, Hank Grimes, Greencastle, Wayne Grimes (Carol), Greencastle, Mike Zaring (Dondra), Mt. Meridian, Bob Zaring (Tina), Fillmore, Jake Zaring (Debbie), Fillmore, Rodney Eubank (Lisa), Palm Bay, Florida, Ryan Huff (Stephanie), Van Buren, Arkansas; and several grand and great-grand-nieces and nephews.

Hubert was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Wanda Mae; wife, Wilma; nephew, Charlie Grimes (Angel); and niece, Kathy York (Tim).

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at the Bill Monroe Music Park, 5163 N. State Rd. 135, Morgantown (Bean Blossom), Indiana. Directions to the park may be found at: billmonroemusicpark.com

Pap’s Fillin’ Station was a fixture at the Bluegrass Festivals in Bean Blossom for many years. Although he didn’t play, Hubert loved listening to and meeting all the Bluegrass artists. To celebrate Hubert’s life, all his family and friends are invited to come share a story, join the family for grilled sausages and other food & drink, and listen to or join in playing bluegrass.

The Bousley Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be left at: bousleyfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: Darrel Thomas 4-H Scholarship Fund at the Putnam County Foundation (pc.foundation.org) or to: Brown County Community Foundation, PO Box 191, Nashville, IN 47448 c/o Mary McInerney for a plaque for Hubert and Wilma (Pap’s Fillin’ Station) at the Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park.

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