Mr. Travis Earl Hudson, Sr.
Published 2:35 pm Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Mr. Travis Earl Hudson, Sr., age 66, a resident of 3466 Gray Road, Chocowinity, died Monday evening, March 12, 2007 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2007 at Union Chapel Free Will Baptist Church officiated by Pastors Henry Horne, Andrew Horne and Ken Cash. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.
Woody Hodges, Sammy Hodges, Andy Hudson, William Cratch, Danny Edwards and Barry Ingalls will serve as pallbearers. Tommy Clark, Maurice Shady, Anthony Cox, Tommy Elks and Jimmy Fortescue will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Mr. Travis was born in Beaufort County on September 12, 1940, son of the late Samuel Earl Hudson and Nellie Ree Elks Hudson. He was a 1958 graduate of Chocowinity High School. On August, 20, 1960, he married the former Blanche Jeanette Grissom. Mr. Travis was employed for 34 1/2 years with Samson’s Shirt Company. On March 15, 2004, he retired from the Washington Housing Authority as maintenance supervisor. He was a member of Haw Branch Hunting Club and attended Union Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife, Blanche, of the home, he is survived by his children: Travis Hudson, Jr. and his wife, Tena; Wanda H. Chandler and her husband, Ronnie, all of Chocowinity, and Chuck Hudson and his wife, Renee of Washington; his grandchildren: Shelley, Jennifer, T.J., Kathryn, Kimberlyn, Bryan, Kathryn and Holly and his great-grandchild: Mason. He is also survived by his brother: Kenneth Hudson and his wife, Patsy of Chester, SC and his two sisters: Linda Hodges and her husband, Bobby of GA and Shirley Beck and her husband, Joe of Williamston.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at Paul Funeral Home in Washington and other times at the home.
Flowers are welcome or those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider: Union Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 38, Chocowinity, NC 27817 or the charity of one’s choice.
You may send condolences to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Hudson Family.