Obituary for Ronald Hudson
Ronald Thomas Hudson, 78, of Knightdale departed this earthly life on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Transitions LifeCare in Raleigh. Born on May 22, 1938 to the late Harold Ward and Elsie Bailey Hudson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sisters, Vivian Gonzalez and Sandra Cottrell. Ronald was Joyce’s first and last love. He was a kind, tender-hearted, loving person who was very family oriented and loved to tease and cut up. Ronald enjoyed his beloved dog “Ginger” and was a gardener known to grow the best tomatoes and cucumbers around.
The family will receive friends Friday at 11:00 am at Trinity United Methodist Church where services will follow at 12:00 pm with Reverend Kelly Gallagher officiating. Burial will follow in Lancaster Memorial Park.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce F. Hudson; her daughter, Crystal Berry (Ted); Ronald’s daughters, Angela Ward (L.S.), Rhonda Harris (Fred), Wendy Southall (Jarrett); their mother, Alma Hudson; grandchildren, Lindsey (Justin), Jonathan, Brittany (Taylor), Kelsey, Parker, Macey, Emma and Sara; great grandchildren, Cameron and Madelyn; brothers, Billy Hudson (Carolyn), Larry Hudson (Janice); sisters, Barbara Debnam and Fern Horne and brother-in-law, Gil Gonzalez.
Flowers will be accepted or you may consider contributions to Trinity United Methodist Church, 4272 US Hwy 401 N., Louisburg, NC 27549 or to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.