Herbert James Quimbley, Father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend was born July 24, 1953 in Mitchell County Georgia to the late Charlie C Quimbley and Bessie Briley Quimbley.
He confessed CHRIST at an early age and united with Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He was educated at Camilla Consolidated High School in Camilla Georgia. Herbert James known to many as Hubbard moved to New York in the late 60’s as a young man. He worked between Frazier’s Bros., Gates Lumber, Clem’s Auto and New York Board of Education but he was his own boss. Everyone knew him, he kept you laughing and the children adored him. From one neighborhood to the next he was Uncle Hubbard, Sweet Hub, and The Greatest Man in the Land.
Herbert James peacefully closed his eyes on Wednesday June 26, 2019 and left to cherish his memories two daughters: Selena and Felicia Austin both of Easley South Carolina, five brothers: Charlie James Quimbley of Camilla, Lewis Quimbley (Annie) of Brooklyn New York, Edgar Quimbley (Sherri) of Griffin Georgia, Devorn Quimbley (Nancy) of Brooklyn New York and Marvin Quimbley of Lithonia Georgia four sisters: Lulla Mae Knight of Moultrie Georgia, Annie Lois Burley (Jerry) of Camilla Georgia, Mable White (Frankie) of Brooklyn New York, Emma Wimberly (Climmie) of Lithonia Georgia. Four grandchildren: Justyce, Jahsun, Simone and Missah all of Easley South Carolina. He also leaves to cherish a special friend Brenda Austin, a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a loving sister Eva Williams (Freddie) and a brother Ulysses Quimbley.