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“Prayers for comfort and healing your family as you remember Rick. ”
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“John, my sincere condolences for you and your family. My prayers are with all of you. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Sergio Barrera - Nolensville, TN

“JUDY, I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF RECHARD'S PASSING. I KNOW THAT BOTH OF YOU FEELS BLESSED TO BE TOGETHER THESE MANY YEARS. HAVING BEEN THROUGH WHAT...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Hampton Queen - NC - Friend

“My sincerest condolences. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Angelica Torres - Spring Hill, TN

“Judith, We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Richard. As neighbors, we will be here for you should you need us. God bless ”
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“Sorry for your lost ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Joel Hudson - Hickory, NC

“Prayers for the family. So sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jenna Hudson - Hickory, NC


Mr. Richard Henry Hudson, 80, of Rutherford College, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at his residence.
Richard was born on December 9, 1940 in Burke County to the late Shirley Richard Otis Hudson and Viola Ogle Hudson. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Valdese, and was a graduate of N.C State University with a degree in chemical engineering.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Hudson Tucker.
Survivors include his wife Judith Ayers Hudson of the home, two sons, Richard Henry Hudson II and wife Sherry of Atlanta, GA, and John Geoffrey Hudson and wife Kimberly of Irmo, SC, and one daughter, Martha Evelyn Hudson of Denver, CO. Also surviving are three brothers, Harold Hudson and wife Joann, James Hudson and wife Sharon, and Charles Hudson, five grandchildren; Tyler, Richard Henry III (Trey), Alexandra, Daniel and Sarah, and two great-grandchildren, Ezra and Eliza.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Wilkie's Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, with Rev. Stephen Collins officiating.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralservices.com
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the Hudson family.

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