Mr. Raymond Lloyd “Rick” Hudson, age 46, of Gaylesville, AL died Thursday, May 22, 2008 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Hudson was born February 14, 1962 in Chattanooga, TN, the son of Lloyd Hudson and Joyce Wilbank Hudson. He was employed at Best Manufacturing. Mr. Hudson was a member of Chesterfield Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a brother, John David Hudson; grandparents, Pollard & Viola Hudson and Jay and Virgie Wilbanks.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene Hudson; children, Johnny Ray Hudson and Emily Hudson, all of Gaylesville, AL; mother, Joyce Hudson, Menlo, GA; father, Lloyd Hudson, KY; sisters, Teri Hudson, Menlo, GA, Christine Perez, Chattanooga, TN, Peggy Wilson, PA, Deana Hudson, Lynn Hudson, and Jessica Hudson, all of KY; brothers, Lloyd Hudson, James Hudson, PA, George Hudson, FL, and Michael Hudson, KY.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m (EST) Saturday, May 24, 2008 from the chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Ledford, Rev. Scott Hobbs, and Rev. Marvin Perkins officiating. Burial will follow in AMI Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Sammy Hall, Ronald Dunn, Wayne Stancil, Phillip Hudgins, Daniel Hall and Misael Perez. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of Chesterfield Baptist Church Adult Sunday School Class, and Employees of Best Manufacturing.

Mr. Hudson will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. (EST) on Friday, May 23, 2008.