DENVER - William "Ray" Hudson, 66, passed away Nov. 9, 2012, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.
He was born July 18, 1946, in York County, S.C., son of the late John William Hudson and the late Willie Mae Pugh Miller.
Ray was a US Army
veteran who served during the Vietnam War
He was an avid fisherman and hunter and was formerly employed by Spectrum of Belmont and Stowe Spinning.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Hudson was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Ann Goodman.
He is survived by his loving wife of over 43 years, Dianne Hudson, of the home; son, Sidney Ray Hudson and wife Chrystal; daughters, Brenda Kay Hudson and husband Andy, Wanda Ann Abbott; two brothers; four sisters; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia.
Funeral services will be private.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at www.greenefuneral.com.