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 Robert E. “Bob” Hudson

Robert E. “Bob” Hudson

Birth
Haines City, Polk County, Florida, USA
Death 5 Apr 1994 (aged 63)
East Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Burial Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 101362550 · View Source
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Robert E. "Bob" Hudson, 63, died Tuesday at HCA Putnam Community Hospital following a brief illness.
He was born in Haines City and had lived in Putnam County since 1960, coming from Pensacola. He was owner and operator of Putnam Paper & Plastics. He had also operated Hudson Paper Distributing Co. For 33 years he was an active member of St. James United Methodist Church where he served on the Administrative Board and the Board of Trustees. In 1968 he served as president of the Azalea City Kiwanis Club and as lieutenant governor for Division 18 of the Florida District of Kiwanis in 1972-73. He recently was awarded his 25 years perfect attendance award in Kiwanis. He also served for many years as a member and chairman of the Board of Trustees at St. Johns River Community College. He had worked to establish and he served on the State Community College Coordinating Board. He was a past president of the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and he served on the Board of Directors at Barnett Bank of the St. Johns. He also served as a member and chairman on the Board of Directors of Putnam Community Hospital, the Regional Board of Community Hospitals and the Regional Board of Community Health Purchasing Alliance. He served as assistant scout master of Boy Scout Troop 62, and was on the district board of the North Florida Council for the Boy Scouts of America where he was the recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. He also served on the Gateway Girl Scout Council Board of Directors. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a graduate of Florida State University.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Lucy H. Hudson of East Palatka; son, Edwin Robert "Eddie" Hudson of Tallahassee; daughters, Julie Rivers of Athens, Ga., and Becky Fehrenkamp of Jacksonville; and five grandchildren.
The funeral is 2 p.m. Friday at St. James United Methodist Church with Rev. Craig C. Andrus officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill East Cemetery. The Azalea City Kiwanis Club will serve as honorary pallbearers. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. johns River Community College Foundation Scholarship Fund, or to St. James United Methodist Church in Palatka.
Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka is handling arrangements. (Palatka Daily News Obituary dtd 6 Apr 1994.)


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  • Created by: Mack Wills
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101362550
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert E. “Bob” Hudson (12 Jan 1931–5 Apr 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101362550, citing Oak Hill East Cemetery, Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Mack Wills (contributor 46912082) .