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Hubert L. Conner, Jr.
Barco- Hubert L. Conner, Jr., 67, died peacefully in Chesapeake, VA August 10, 2022. Born and raised in Portsmouth, VA Hubert was a friend to most he met and knew no strangers. A huge sports fan, Hubert loved and played all sports throughout his life including baseball, football, wrestling, motocross, scuba diving, and drag boat racing.
Hubert leaves behind a successful powder coating business which started out as a passionate hobby. As the owner of East Coast Powder and Ceramic Coatings; his meticulous work won him satisfied customers from all over the United States and Canada. Besides his work, Hubert had a passion for cooking whether it was hot dogs or prime rib.
Hubert leaves his legacy to his wife of 29 years, Mary Jane Conner of the Barco residence; his mother and step-father, Norma E. and Robert O. Thompson of the Villages, Florida; one sister, Ann Conner Stanley (Roger); his niece, Dawn Conner Benbow; and his nephew, Blair Stanley all of Greensboro, NC; three cousins, Dickie Conner of Northern Virginia, Bill Conner of Florida, and Johnny Conner of Buxton, NC as well as his dearest friend, Doug Burton of Camden, NC.
Friends and family are welcome to celebrate Hubert’s life Friday, August 12, 2022 at 4 pm at Gallop Memorial Chapel in Barco, NC. Hubert’s close friend, Pastor Tony Facenda will officiate. Please share memories and condolences with the family at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.