William "Bill" Hudson, 73, of the Hendon Community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. He was a loving Christian man of the Baptist faith who loved the Lord, his family, and country with everything he was. Bill was preceded in death by parents Grover and Allie Hudson; brothers Leroy and Johnny Hudson. Survivors include wife of fifty-two years Lorraine Hudson; children Sherry (Ronnie) Krupp; Troy (Bonnie) Hudson; Warner (Mark) Simmons; six grandchildren Kiri (Lamar) Hughes; Gracee, Rainee and Hudson Simmons; Ruby and Ellie Hudson; one great-granddaughter Aaliyah Hughes; sisters Mable Hudson; Patsy (Winfred) Brown; Mary (Billy Joe) Neal; brothers Bobby (Buelah) Hudson; Charles (Olena) Hudson; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Service will be today at 11 a.m. CST be in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mark Harwood and Bobby Hudson officiating. Burial will be in Brayton Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Hwy 127 South, Pikeville, TN. In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to the "Wounded Warrior Project" P O Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.