James (Jim) C. Hudson, Sr

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James (Jim) C. Hudson, Sr., 89, St. Joseph, Mo., died Monday, December 16, 2013. He was married to Imogene Hudson for 67 years.


Born in Capps, Arkansas, he served during WWII with the US Army in the Asia-Pacific Theater and was honorably discharged after being wounded on Leyty Island, Philippines.


He enjoyed everything about the game of golf and passed that on to those around him. He also loved camping, fishing, boating and hunting. For many years he coached youth baseball, attended Frederick Boulevard Baptist Church, and was a member of the King Hill Lodge No 376, A.F. & A.M.


Jim was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.


In addition to his wife he is survived by daughters Debra Verbeck (Bob), Kansas City and Lynn Bell, Denver, Colorado; sons, James C. Hudson, Jr. (Terri Lynn), St. Joseph and Donnie Hudson (Donna), St. Joseph; thirteen grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren; brother, Carl Hudson; sister, Marilyn Flanery; and numerous nieces and nephews.


The family would like to thank Dr. Kammerer, his trusted physician and friend, and his caring staff.


Services: 1:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, at Meierhoffer. Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions to Wounded Warriors Project. Online guestbook and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.


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Messages of Condolence

  1. Nigel Uline says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle JC will be missed sorely. I wish I could be there with you but know you all are in my thoughts and prayers!

  2. Bobby Joe Brasel says:

    I was a little boy when J C stayed with my mom and dad.so sorry to hear of his passing.To the family just thank of all the good things.rip J.C

  3. Bob and Denise Beaman says:

    Dear Debbie, Bob and I are so very sorry for the loss of your Dad. Wish we had known him as he must have been a wonderful and honorable man.

    All our love to you and your family at this sad time.

    Denise and Bob

  4. Larry & Virginia Lambing says:

    So Sorry about Jim. We enjoyed you folks as a neighbor. I considered Jim as a good friend. We are in California for Christmas with our kids. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Glenda Hudson says:

    Jay has been in my life for as long as I can remember and he will be missed so much. To Jean, Debbie, Lynn, Jimmy and Donnie I will not be able to be at the funeral but my love and prayers are with you all as always.
    Glenda (Lois)Hudson

  6. Carol Park Hollan says:

    So sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers.


  7. Cindy Becker says:

    Uncle Jay was a wonderful caring person. so full of love for my little ones..They often just dropped by to see us and Haley always ended up on his lap…we loved him and will miss him…love you Aunt Jean.
    So sorry to miss funeral I am out of town. my thoughts and prayers with all of you…
    Cindy Becker (Glenda’s daughter)

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