HUDSON, DONALD E., 74, St. Regis Park passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Palliative Care Unit BHE surrounded by his family.
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Don retired in 2010 after 43 years as a stockbroker with Goodbody, Merrill Lynch, Paine Webber, A.G. Edwards and Investacorp. He was a graduate of Patoka High School, Patoka ,IN where he was an outstanding basketball and baseball player. He graduated from the University of Evansville, Wayne University Dearborn, Michigan. New York Institute of Finance, New York City and also served an internship on Wall Street in New York.
A former member of Buechel United Methodist Church, Hikes Point Optimist, Hikes Point Baseball coach, Executive Board Treasure Hemophilia Foundation, Methodist Men, Lambda Chi Alpha. Alumni Member of Patoka High School, University of Evansville,Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity,Kentucky Humane Society and Wednesday Poker Club.
Don was a loving husband , devoted father and also a friendly, outgoing person, ready to help others ,he was an avid UK fan, Formula One Racing and secondly followed U of L men's and women's teams. An ardent student in the history of World War II and attended the 51st anniversary of D-Day in Caen, France and at the Normandy Beaches with his son James who was studying in France.
Preceding him in death were his parents Mr. and Mrs. James Hudson, Princeton, IN and an infant son.
He leaves to cherish his memory his high school sweetheart and wife of 52 years Jane and two loving sons, James (J.D.), Newburg, IN and Douglas, Clarksville IN; one brother, David (Marilyn, Patoka, IN; and two brothers-in-law, Ray (Sue) Stuckey, Patoka, IN and Charles (Marlene), Evansville, IN; many good friends; Wednesday night poker group; and his cats, Spook and Callie.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Pearson's, 149 Breckenrige Ln., Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 2 p.m. Burial to follow Monday 10 a.m. at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be Saturday 1- 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kentucky Humane Society or Hosparus of Lousiville.
Pearson Funeral Home
149 Breckenridge Lane Louisville, KY 40207
Published in The Courier-Journal from Mar. 28 to Mar. 29, 2014