Billy D. Hudson, 77, of Harrison, died at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, Wednesday, June 10 (2020). Funeral is 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 16, at Coffman Funeral Home Chapel in Jasper with Arvin Adams officiating. Burial will follow at Buffalo Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home.
He was born at Wayton, on January 3, 1943. His parents are the late Garland and Jewel (Flippo) Hudson. He was a lifelong resident of Newton and Boone counties and a member of Miracle Lighthouse Church.
Billy retired from Arkansas Highway Department after 30 years, and was a former member of the Jasper Jaycees.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dwain Hudson.
Billy is survived by his wife of 41 years, Leda Hudson; his sons, Jeff Hudson and Tony Hudson; his daughters, Drucinda Hudson and Ginger Hudson; a brother, Larry Hudson; two sisters, Christene Breedlove and Maxine Nichols; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and other relatives.
Pallbearers are Steven Hudson, A.J. Hudson, Bobby Hudson, Chris Hudson, Christopher Hudson and Frankie Hudson.
Honorary pallbearers are his Miracle Lighthouse Church family, Josh Hudson, and Matt Taylor.
Memorials may be made to Beacon Park or Buffalo Cemetery Fund.