Former Safelite Auto Glass President Dies at 84

Randall Dee Hubbard, former Safelite Auto Glass (Safelite) president passed away recently. He was 84.

Hubbard was the youngest of eight children and worked in his family’s icehouse before attending Butler Community College, according to the American Quarter Horse Association. Upon graduation, he became a teacher, which he left to become a glass salesman in 1959. Nine years later, he became president of Safelite. In 1978, he formed his own company, AFG Industries, which he helped grow into the second-largest glass manufacturer in North America, according to the association.

Hubbard and his wife, Joan Dale, founded the R. D. and Joan Dale Hubbard Foundation in 1986; The Shoemaker Foundation, formed in 1991; and the Hubbard Museum of the American West in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico.
Service information has yet to be provided.

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