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Charles Hudson

Born: 06/03/1922 Died: 08/18/2011 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: Veteran

Charles Eugene Hudson, 89, of McAlester, formerly of Talihina, passed away on Aug. 18, 2011, at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa. He was born on June 3, 1922, in Haworth to George and Betty (Fitzpatrick) Hudson. He was a World War II veteran in the U.S. Army Air Corps and proud to be a Choctaw veteran serving his country. He worked 10 years for Boeing in Wichita on the flight line until they shut down. He worked for the City of Ada in the street department, retiring after 10 years. Charles was of the Assembly of God faith. He cherished all of his family very much. He was proud of his Choctaw heritage and proud to be a Talihina Tiger where he was a member of the football team. He enjoyed playing music with his son. Charles played guitar and harmonica and sat in at many clubs where his son, Jimmy, played professionally. They also liked to fish and hunt together. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Hudson and Betty Hudson; stepmother Berta Hudson; son Charles Denver Hudson; daughter Donna LeFlore; grandson Eddie LeFlore; granddaughter Kristina Sojo; and great-granddaughter Angel Martin. He is survived by his son, James Eugene Hudson with wife Diane of McAlester; daughters, Frances Martin with husband Alfred of Stuart, and Janice Carlton with husband Bill of Ada; sister Bernice Fields of Halstead, Kan.; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends.