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Maxwell W. Hudgins Jr., 77, passed away on Nov. 11, 2020 at The Jefferson, in Arlington, Virginia, after a long battle with illnesses.

Born August 29, 1943, in Richmond, Virginia, he grew up on Gwynn’s Island in Mathews County, Virginia. He graduated from Mathews High School, class of 1961, and then attended the University of Virginia where he obtained a Ph.D. in Economics and later settled in the Washington, D.C. area.

Maxwell was a 53-year member of the Oriental No. 20 Masonic Lodge in Mathews County, and a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C. He retired from the U.S. Treasury Department after many years of service but continued to volunteer at the Washington, D.C. VA Hospital until his illness.

Maxwell was preceded in death by his parents, Maxwell W. and Ruby G. Hudgins, and his sister, Katherine Hudgins. He is survived by his brother, Robert G. (Joan) Hudgins; nephews, Robert C. (Silke) Hudgins, James A. Hudgins, and David A. Hudgins, all of Hampton, Virginia; extended family members, and many, many friends.

A graveside service will be held in the Gwynn’s Island Cemetery in Mathews County at a later date.
“You fought the good fight; now rest in peace.”