James “Jeb” Bubp Jr. age 69, of Portland died Friday July 12, 2019 in IU Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie following complications from an extended illness. He was born in Portland on December 29, 1949 the son of James “Pete” and Capitola “Capi” (Armontrout) Bubp. He had worked at J&P Custom Plating for many years. He was a 1968 Portland High School graduate. Jeb had been active in the Portland community having served on Jay County Community Center, Rotary Club, Habitat for Humanity and United Way.
Surviving are two sons Corby Bubp (wife Jennifer) of Carmel and Christopher Bubp of Seoul, South Korea, one daughter Julie Hummel (husband Cameron) of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, his mother Capi Bubp of Portland, a sister Lana Ninde (husband Mike) of Bryant and six grandchildren.
A celebration of life will take place Thursday July 18, 2019 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home. Memorials can be made to the Jay County Boy's Club.