Thomas Eugene “Tommy” Hudson, 53, of Hudgins, passed away on Aug. 5, 2014.
Tommy was a native of Weems, Va., and made Mathews his and Jody’s home in 1989. He served the community as a deputy with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, retired after 26 years as a Master Trooper with the Virginia State Police, and was most recently serving as a part-time deputy with the Mathews County Sheriff’s Office.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur Hudson Jr. and Lois W. Hudson. “Tommy” is survived by his wife Jody Hudson, whom he lovingly called “Jo”; his daughter, Leigh Anne “Squirrel” Chambers (Alan); his son, Christopher “Buck” Hudson (Chelsea), and three grandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers, David Hudson (Sandra), Billy Hudson (Colette) and Ronald Hudson (Stephanie); a sister, Patricia Gordon (Billy), and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
His memorial service was held on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Cornerstone Fellowship Church with a visitation that followed.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Mathews Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 1130, Mathews, Va. 23109, the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 723, Mathews, Va. 23109, or the Virginia State Police Association Emergency Relief Fund, 6944 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, Va. 23225.
Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Mathews, was in charge of arrangements.