|Birth: ||Apr. 6, 1932|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 2013|
John E. Hudson, 81, of Amboy, IN, passed away at 11:20 AM, Friday, July 26, 2013 at Marion General Hospital. He was born in Van Buren, IN on April 6, 1932 the son of Vaughn and Mary Lucille Wilson Hudson. John married Alice Bowland in Marion on March 30, 1954 and she survives.
John was a member of the Amboy United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday School for many years. A 1950 graduate of Van Buren High School, he was a U S Army veteran. His military decorations include the Korean Service Ribbon with two bronze stars, the National Defense Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal.
John retired from Chrysler Corporation in Kokomo after 32 years of service as an inspector in the transmission plant. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and thoroughly enjoyed reading, gardening and fishing.
Surviving in addition to his wife Alice are sons Donald (Dana) Hudson of Amboy and Douglas (Shelley) Hudson of Mexico; daughters Ellen (Ethan) Purdy of Marion, Lisa (Ed) Palmer of Burlington, NJ and Teresa (Adrian) Hovermale of Converse and grandchildren Donnie Hudson, Shanda Hudson, Luke Dilley, Joel Hudson, Brittney Dilley, Erin Purdy, Matthew Palmer and Brett Palmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Jean, Janet, Martha and Bonnie and brothers Howard, Dick, Bill and Jack.
A service celebrating the life of John E. Hudson will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 North Main Street, Amboy, IN with Pastors Randy Smoot and James McDowell officiating. Burial will be in the Park Lawn Cemetery, Amboy.
Family and friends will gather from 4:00-8:00 PM, Monday at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to the Amboy United Methodist Church.
Vaughn Everette Hudson (1901 - 1955)
Mary Lucille Wilson Hudson (1904 - 1983)
Howard Willis Hudson (1927 - 1985)*
Martha A. Hudson Sands (1930 - 2007)*
John E. Hudson (1932 - 2013)
Bonnie Lou Hudson Browder (1933 - 1992)*
Jack LeRoy Hudson (1935 - 2012)*
Richard Byron Hudson (1938 - 1988)*
William R Hudson (1941 - 2005)*
Park Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Shirley Cates Teal
Record added: Jul 27, 2013
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