|Death: ||Oct. 21, 2008|
HUDSON, JOHN VINSON, 58
Chiefland, Florida - John Vinson "Jackie" Hudson, age 58, of Chiefland passed away on October 21, 2008 at Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties in Chiefland.
Born in Williston, Florida, he spent his lifetime in this area.
He was a graduate of Chiefland High School and earned his Bachelor's Degree from Florida State University.
He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1969 until 1971, serving as Supply Specialist. He was a Sergeant with E Company, 7th Battallion, 2nd Brigade. He earned 2 Bronze Stars and 3 Commendation Medals.
Jackie is survived by Nancy Dortch of Chiefland, his life mate of 36 years; his Mother, Alicia Hudson of Chiefland; sister, Janet Watson of Lizella, Georgia; brother, Powell Hudson of Chiefland; 10 nieces and nephews; and 7 great-nieces and great-nephews.
He is preceded in death by his Father, Falcon Powell Hudson in 2003.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 11:00 AM at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Service with Dr. Darel D. Mitchell officiating and Chris Hardee reading the Eulogy.
Burial will follow the service at Chiefland Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the care of HIERS-BAXLEY FUNERAL SERVICES, 1301 North Young Blvd., Chiefland, Florida 32626, (352) 493-0050.
Obit published in the Ocala Star Banner, Ocala, Florida
Friday, October 24, 2008
Created by: Pat Lacy
Record added: Oct 24, 2008
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