Grady Hudson

August 20, 1920 ~ October 6, 2020 (age 100)


Grady Hudson age 100 of Crestview passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at his home. He was born on August 20, 1920 in Covington County, AL to Jesse and Nancy Hudson. Grady served his country in the United States Army and was a WWII veteran. He retired from Civil Service after many years. Grady loved to hunt and fish, loved to farm from gardening to raising cattle. Most of all he loved being with his family. Grady was preceded in death by his parents Jesse and Nancy Hudson, his wife Gladys Hudson, daughter in law Janie Hudson and a grandson Toby Hudson.

Grady is survived by his children: Joel Hudson and wife Cindy of Pensacola, Barbara Johnson of Defuniak Springs, and Judy Lundy and husband Tim of Mabank, TX. Brother Jack Hudson of Crestview; grandchildren: Sabrina Hudson, Christina Reeves, Alison Lundy, and Diana Horton; 7 great-grandchildren and 10 great great-grandchildren also survive.

The family will be having a private service and burial will be in the Almarante Cemetery in Laurel Hill, FL. Services will be officiated by Pastor Donnie Cadenhead.

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