HUDSON, Mack A., 86 years old, formerly of Beallsville, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at his home in Villa Rica, Ga.

He was born October 12, 1926 in Neffs, Ohio, son of Harry W. Hudson and Edna Lou Pugh Hudson.

He was an army veteran of two years, serving in Germany; retired from Ormet Corp. of Hannibal, Ohio after 33 years of service; life member of VFW, Post 9930 of Duffy, Ohio and life member of American Legion, Post 0768 of Beallsville, Ohio.

He is survived by his spouse of 50 years, Wilma J. (Dawson) Hudson whom he married in 1963; sons, Greg (Kricket) Hudson of Toney, AL, Dennis Hudson of Columbus, OH; daughters, Laura (Mike) Sherman, Villa Rica, GA, Donna (Arthur) Huddleston, Villa Rica, GA, Ruth (Jeff) Clark of Columbus, Ohio; son-in-law, Kenny Sherman; brothers, William (Joyce) Hudson of Neffs, OH, Earl (Ruth) Hudson, Elizabethtown, KY; sister, Sylvia Hawkins, Pahrump, NV.; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death also by his daughter, Terri Lynn (Kenny) Hudson Sherman, three days prior to her father’s death, dying on August 4, 2013. Also deceased siblings, Carl Hudson, Ernie Hudson, Ethel Agnes, Evelyn Mae LeMaster, Gladys Alberta Decker, Mary Ann Mathews; granddaughter, Denise Lynn (Nippert) Carroll March 7, 2010.

Per Mack’s wishes, he was cremated and a memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Donations can be made to Homestead Hospice, 162 West Main Street; Suite 104 Cartersville, GA 30120 or Alzheimer’s Association.

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