The Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Robert "Shorty" Dudley Jr. will be Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 2:00PM at the Mountain Springs Baptist Church, Highway 18, West Point. Rev. Alfonzia Simpson Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in the Shadowlawn Cemetery with military honors.
Mr. Dudley, a native of LaGrange, was born January 26, 1953 and was the son of Robert Dudley Sr. and Charlie Ruth Cameron Dudley. He was a 1971 graduate of LaGrange High School and was employed with Carter's and previously at the Kex Plant of Milliken and Company. He was a United States Army veteran and was retired from the National Guard. He was a member of Mountain Springs Baptist Church.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Renate Dudley; father and mother, Robert and Charlie Ruth Dudley; daughter and son-in-law, Catania (Omar) Jones; son, Maurice Dudley; daughter, Kwanza Smith; sisters: Gaynell (Andrew) Williams, Angela (Ruben) Haynes, Carolyn (Rick) Moore; brothers: Carl (Sherry) Dudley, Steven Dudley; grandchildren: Myzaiah, Mosiah, Emory Smith, Mateyo Dudley, Makayla Dudley, Daliah Harris; special aunts: Willie Ruth Simpson, Mary Jean Cameron, Carolyn (Lee) Dunlap, Gertrude Kennedy, Daisy Brown; sisters-in-law: Cynthia Gail Dudley and Mary Ogletree Dudley; many loving nieces, nephews, cousin and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie and Mattie Cameron; and his brothers: Kenneth Dudley and Jerry Dudley.
The family will be at the home of his parents, Robert and Charlie Ruth Dudley at 701 Juniper Street.
Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.lakesdunsonrobertson.com.
Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.