John A. Hudson, age 75, of Buffalo, formerly of Tonawanda, died Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, after a brief illness. Born August 12, 1942 in Buffalo, he was the son of the late Clarence and Dorothy (nee Bickelman) Hudson. A resident of Tonawanda for the greater part of his life, John had served in the U.S. Navy. He had been employed as a truck driver for Staub Trucking in Buffalo until retiring about 2010 and was an avid fan of horse racing.
He was the husband of Linda S. (nee Ketchum) Hudson; father of Shawn (Kimberly) Hudson, Sr., Aimee Hudson, and Christina (Thaddeus) Maldonado; grandfather of Samantha, Jaxon and Shawn Hudson, Jr., and Janessa and Thaddeus Maldonado, Jr.; and brother of Bernice Walsh, Florence Maracle and the late William Hudson. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 3-7 PM on Tuesday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda, where Funeral Services will be held at 7 PM Tuesday; the Rev. Kent Arneth officiating. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to the family are preferred.