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Stephen D. Hudson1

b. 9 September 1950, d. 31 March 2002

Father Richard H. Hudson1
Mother Margaret R. Colby1 b. 12 August 1921, d. 15 September 1994
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Family Karen E. Crook b. November 1951
Children  1. Tracey L. Hudson b. c 1971
  2. Stephen D. Hudson Jr. b. c 1976

Birth* 9 September 1950  Albany, Albany Co., NY1,2 
Marriage* 26 January 1973  Brunswick, Renssalear Co., NY, Principal=Karen E. Crook2 
Death* 31 March 2002  Naples Community Hospital, Naples, Collier Co., FL1,2 
SSN* 31 March 2002  Stephen D. HUDSON
Birth Date: 9 Sep 1950
Death Date: 31 Mar 2002
Social Security Number: 132-42-7125
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: New York
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 12180
Localities: Troy, Rensselaer, New York1 
News/Obit* 2 April 2002  Obituary,

BRUNSWICK -- Stephen D. Hudson Sr., 51, of Willard Lane, died suddenly, Sunday, March 31, 2002, at the Naples Community Hospital after being stricken at his father's Florida residence. Born in Albany, September 9, 1950, Mr. Hudson was the son of Richard H. Hudson Sr., of Chokoloskee, FL and the late Margaret R. (Colby) Hudson and the husband for 29 years of Karen E. (Crook) Hudson of Brunswick who survives. Mr. and Mrs. Hudson were married on January 26, 1973. A lifelong resident of Brunswick, Mr. Hudson was a 1968 graduate of Tamarac High School and attended SUNY College of Cobleskill. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and after being stationed in Colorado for training, served in Vietnam and Indochina from 1970-1971. He was an expert in the use of light weapons and was issued several campaign awards including the Vietnam Service Medal with gold leaves. At the time of his discharge in 1972, he had been elevated to the rank of Specialist Grade 4. Following his military service, Mr. Hudson was employed for many years as a truck driver by several local companies including a dairy company owned by Dick Center in Stephentown, the E.J.P. Excavating Company in Averill Park and most recently was employed by the Champagne Trucking Company in Albany. Throughout his adult life, Mr. Hudson continued to assist with daily chores on his family's Brunswick dairy farm. Mr. Hudson was a member of Gilead Lutheran Church of Brunswick, and the American Legion, Post #1498 of Wynantskill. He was a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast and still owned and rode several bikes, including his vintage Triumph 'Bonneville' motorcycle, and enjoyed the sports of fishing and hunting. In addition to his wife and father, Mr. Hudson is survived by a daughter, Tracey L. Taylor and a son, Stephen D. Hudson Jr., both of Brunswick; a sister, M. Jeanne Zimmer of Greenwood Lake; four brothers, Richard H. Hudson Jr., John C. Hudson, Norman L. Hudson and Robert Decker, all of Brunswick; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 21, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. at the Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home Inc., 2237 NY-7, located in Raymertown with Rev. Gaylord Campbell officiating. Graveside services will be private at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. prior to the memorial service. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the Center Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company, 1045 Hoosick Rd., Troy, NY 12180, in memory of Stephen D. Hudson Sr.

Appeared in The Times Union (Albany, NY), April 2, 2002


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