The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

July 30, 2013

Harold V. Hudson

Star Beacon

LENOX TOWNSHIP — Harold V. Hudson, age 81, of E. Union Road, Lenox Township, died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at his home.

He was born Sept. 26, 1931, in Charleston, W.Va., the son of Barber V. and Minnie (Oldaker) Hudson. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving for 10 years in the 1950’s.

He was employed for 33 years for Great Lakes Chevy / Buick in Jefferson until his retirement. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, bird watching and do-it-yourself stuff around the house.

Surviving him are his wife, Janet R. Hudson whom he married Oct. 17, 1964; one brother, Leonard Hudson of Charleston, W.Va.; and four sisters, Barbara Chapman of Charleston, W.Va., Christine Rife of Charleston, W.Va., Nancy Cogan of Texas City, Texas and Sandy Martin of Lavalette, W.Va.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and by a brother, Gerald Hudson.

At his request, there will be no services.

Memorial contributions in his name can be made to The Animal Protective League, the Ashtabula County Humane Society or to the Salvation Army.

The Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements. Guest book and obituary at and