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Luther Luke Hudson, Jr.

November 16, 1955 — October 8, 2023

Poplar Bluff


     Luther Luke Hudson, Jr. of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the son of the late Luther Hudson, Sr. and Cloetta (Littrell) Hudson was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 16, 1955, and passed from this life on October 8, 2023, at the age of 67 years.
     Luther was a proud retired Army Veteran and had traveled extensively while serving his country and after retirement he lived in Corning Arkansas until moving to Poplar Bluff six years ago. He drove a school bus, loved playing drums, enjoyed the sounds of slot machines, but his true passion was spending time with family especially spoiling grandchildren.
     Luther married the love of his life Verna Lewis on August 8, 1973, in Success, Arkansas.
     He is survived by his wife of the home; one son, Stevie (Tanya) Hudson of Pocahontas, Arkansas; one daughter, Suzy (John) Pennington of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; one brother, David Barnes and one sister, Brenda Bowers of Corning, Arkansas; four grandsons, Skylar, Shane, Aarron and Michael; one granddaughter, Michaela (Bernie) Valdez; three great-grandchildren, Nevaeh, Benjamin and Norahmay, as well a host of family and friends.
     Luther was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Stephen Hudson and one grandson, Justin.
     A Military Honors Ceremony will be conducted with interment to follow on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with Pastor Charles Robertson of Bloomfield officiating.  Watkins And Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.
                                                                                       Watkins And Sons Funeral Service
                                                        or phone 573-624-3548

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