Alvin "Brother" Hubbert Sr., 65, of Palatka, entered the sunset of life on Tuesday, January 2, 2003 at his residence following a brief illness.

He was born December 26, 1937 to A.C. and Charlie Mae (Brown) Hubbert. A native of Alapaha, Ga., he resided in the Putnam and Flagler County areas for over 40 years. He received his education at Carver High School, Bunnell.

He was of Baptist faith and a former member of St. James Missionary Baptist Church, Bunnell.

"Brother" was a truck driver employed by the Florida Department of Transportation for over 15 years, and Florida Timber, St. Johns County for six years. His hobbies included singing and helping anyone in need.

Proceeding him in eternal rest are his parents; sisters: Willie Mae Hubbert and Selma Hubbert; brother: Esten Hubbert.

To cherish his memories are his daughters: Wendy Gail (Freddie) Ford, Palm Coast; Rhonda Lynette Hubbert, Bunnell; Alberta Hubbert, Palatka; sons: Richard Wayne (Lisa) Dunston, Alvin Hubbert Jr., Saul Bernard Hubbert, all of Atlanta, Ga.; Alvin Hubbert III, Palatka; devoted sister: Ruthie Mae Reeves, Bunnell; brothers: Elmer (Regina) Hubbert, San Mateo; Leroy (Grace) Hubbert, Daytona Beach; Dennis L. Hubbert, Jacksonville; 12 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; a host of nieces and nephews including two devoted nieces: Debra Wright, San Mateo, and Beverly McKinnon, Bunnell.

Visitation of family and friends will be from 5-9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 10 at the "Chapel of Serenity" and from noon until time of service, Saturday, Jan. 11 at the St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 609 State St., Bunnell.

The cortege will assemble at his sister's residence, 302 South Pine St., Bunnell, Saturday.

Home-going celebration will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11 at the church with the Rev. Willie Hymon, Pastor, as the eulogist.

Interment will be in Masonic Cemetery, Palm Coast.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Flagg-Serenity Memorial Chapel.