August 29, 1922 - March 16, 2019
Funeral services for Mr. William Earl Hudson, 96, of Henderson will be held at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in the chapel of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Rev. Jason R. Pointer officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Crims Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the funeral home. Mr. Hudson passed away March 16, 2019 in Tyler. He was born August 29, 1922 to William Eugene and Dora Lobb Hudson in Henderson, Texas. Mr. Hudson served his country in the United States Army during World War Two. He was of the Baptist faith and worked for Eastman as a welder and a lathe operator. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Eugene and Dora Lobb Hudson; wife, Ruby Irwin Hudson; daughters, Jajuanna "JJ" Devron, Alice Schmidt; brothers, Herman Hudson, Jake Hudson, Frank Hudson; and great-grandson, Matthew Allen Brunk. Survivors include: grandchildren, Barry "BJ" Dean Brunk Jr. and wife Sarai of Henderson, Robert Christopher Brunk and wife Sonia of Fort Worth, Edward "Ed" Schmidt IV and wife Denise of Tyler; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, Sergeant Ronald Gene Boyd and wife Cynthia and children, Ariel Whitfield, Kalie Brown, Aiden Soller, Kathryn Boyd; Andrea Brunk Rountree and husband Specialist Caleb Rountree and child Oliver Aron Rountree; Alexander Lee Boyd and children, Kayla Nicole Holt, Katheryn Kay Boyd; Eryn Morgan Brunk; Joshua Garcia; Selina Petrovich and husband Stephen and children Leo Petrovich and Luca Petrovich; Martin Schmidt, Destiny Schmidt, Zaine Schmidt, Jessica Schmidt; and three sisters, Mary Graves of Henderson, Martha Martin of Beaumont, and Annalee Reeds of Beaumont. Pallbearers will be SGT. Ron Boyd, Brad Hudson, David Duncan, Wes Beall, Kirk Duncan, and SGT. Christian Kolbert. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to CombatPTSD.org, 39 Independence Trail, Waco, Texas 76708. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.
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