Harvey Ashley Hudson Sr., 80, of Burgaw, NC, formerly of Wilmington, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2010.
Harvey was born September 17, 1930 in Beaufort Co, North Carolina to Sadie and Heber Jessie Hudson. Harvey served in the US Army from 1948 to 1970 retiring as First Sergeant, having served in Germany and two tours in Vietnam. He was awarded the National Defense Service Ribbon with Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Commendation Medal, NCO Development Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 49 years, Alice Annemarie Hudson, brothers HJ Hudson, Jr. and William Earl Hudson.
Harvey is survived by his brother John (Marian) Hudson of Fayetteville, NC, sister Doris Hutchinson (Glenn) of Douglas, GA. His children: Caroland A McFarlane(Larry), Evelyn D Hawthorne(David) of Denver , Co., Harvey A. Hudson Jr.(Annie), Michael A. Hudson(Sandie) of Willow Spring, NC, Joseph C. Hudson(Vicky), Lisa M. Hudson, and Jennifer H. MacNeish(Lachlan). Grandchildren, Charles A. Hudson, Nick I. McFarlane, Devin McFarlane, Susan M. Helzerman
(Jeff) Loganville, GA, Tony Hawthorne, Denver, Co., Sada Hudson, Joe Anderson, Michael A. Hudson, Annie M. Hudson, Alice A. Hudson, Kiara J. Brewster, Raul Brewster, Jr., and Jesse B. Hudson.
Great Grandchildren: Austin and Makayla Helzerman of Loganville, GA and Evan Hawthorne of Denver, CO. And a special friend, Mrs. Louise Uzzell of Burgaw, North Carolina.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, December 21, at 2pm at St. Mary Catholic Church, 412 Ann St., Wilmington, NC.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: American Legion Post # 10, 702 Pine Grove Dr., Wilmington, NC 28409.
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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099