Jerry Hudson
04/04/1938 - 04/29/2018


Jerry Hudson, age 80, of Andrews, North Carolina, passed away Sunday April 29, 2018 at his residence.
He was the son of the late Rollie Raymond and Vera Marshall Hudson. He was born in Topeka and raised in Leavenworth, Kansas. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church of Andrews. Jerry was a U.S. Air Force veteran and he was involved in the space program in Florida. After moving to Andrews, he worked at Magnavox and Baker Furniture. After his retirement, he took great pleasure in his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jerry enjoyed being outdoors in the summer, building fires, playing trivia with his friends, family gatherings and taking trips. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Hudson Prather; sisters, Aggie Scharer, Maureen Fox and Shelia Beaman, sister-in-law Mary Kay Hudson and son-in-law, Robert Simpson,  
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sally Hudson of Andrews; daughters, Linda Simpson of Andrews and Julie Norcross and husband John of Robbinsville; son, Dan Hudson and wife Susan of Robbinsville; brothers, Ray Hudson of Colorado and Lowell Hudson of Alabama; brother-in-law, Gary Fox of Kansas; sister-in-laws, Sonya Moore and Priscilla Baker of Wyoming; grandchildren, Drew Norcross of Robbinsville, Chad Prather and wife Holly and Shay Simpson all of Andrews; great-grandchildren, Maleia and Kellan and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Andrews. Father George Byers will officiate.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Andrews Food Bank, P.O. Box 84 Andrews NC 28901. 
Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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