“Bud” William Lee Hudson III, 75, of Dunn, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Betsy Johnson Hospital. He was born Aug. 23, 1942, in Harnett County, son of the late Cora Bell Wallace Hodges and William Lee Hudson Jr. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Susan H. Johnson; brothers-in-law, Charles Thomas Johnson and Cliff Barefoot; and sister-in-law, Carol Barefoot.
Mr. Hudson had worked for Dunn Benson Ford, City of Dunn, HUD Housing and security details for Betsy Johnson Hospital and Campbell University.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Barefoot Hudson; sons, Perry Hudson and wife Amanda, Randy Hudson and wife Amber, Chris Hudson and wife Kathy, all of Dunn; grandchildren, Mandy H. Knowles and husband Barry, Courtney H. Evans and husband Charles, Blaise Hudson, Gigi Hudson, Eric Hudson and wife Courtney, Michael Hudson and wife Elizabeth, Tonya Thompson and husband Bobby, and Madison Hudson; and great-grandchildren, Hadley Rae Evans, Breleigh Jade Evans, Jamison Wayne Knowles, Adalyn Marie Knowles, Weston Hudson, Savannah Thompson, Savannah Grace Hardin, Kaden Wood and Brandon Thompson.
Visitation will be held this evening from 5 to 7 at the funeral home and other times at the home of Perry and Amanda Hudson.
Instead of flowers, family request memorials be made to CommWell Health Eagle Foundation, P.O. Box 227, Newton Grove, NC 28366; National MS Society, 3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 210, Raleigh, NC 27609; or Autism Society, 5121 Kingdom Way, Suite 100 Raleigh, NC 27607.