Marshal W. Hudson

Born in Oconee County, South Carolina on May 10, 1929

Departed on November 27, 2016 and resided in Gallatin, Tennessee

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Marshal W Hudson – Age 87, of Gallatin, Tennessee, formerly of Belleview Florida, Rabun Gap, Georgia, and Pontiac, Michigan, passed away on November 27, 2016.

Marshal was a faithful son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather. He loved and was proud of his family. He enjoyed working around the house and yard and always took time to help a friend with a project. He served in the army in Germany after World War II and retired from GM with 42 years of service. He accepted Christ as his Savior and had a heart for missions and ministering to others. He was very friendly and had never met a stranger.

Proceeded in death by his first wife, Betty Lou (Good) Hudson; parents, Oscar & Vera Hudson; brothers, David, Carol, Oscar Jr, and Fred Hudson, and sister Irene Higginbotham. Survived by his wife, Rose (Keener) Hudson; children, Martin (Marilyn) Hudson, Charlotte (Steve) Byrd, Margaret (Allan) Leeke; step-children, Jean (Tony) Mayo and Jerry Keener; grandchildren, Nathan (Robin), Andrew (Kendall), Lizz, and Stephen Hudson; Matthew and Jonathan Byrd; Josh (Lori), Jeremiah, Janae Leeke, and Janessa (Ben) Hendrix, and 8 great-grandsons; sisters, Gladys Perry and Betty Causey; sister-in-law, Lucy Hudson; nieces, nephews & extended family members

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Gideons International at 50 Century Blvd, Nashville, TN 37214 or

A Life Celebration will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, December 4th at Crestview Funeral Home with burial to follow at Crestview Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at Crestview Funeral Home, 1623 Hwy 109 N, Gallatin, TN, 37066, 615-452-1943,

3 Comments to Marshal W. Hudson

  1. Jerry Keener
    November 29, 2016 8:59 am

    Marshall was a kind and loving husband to my mother (Rose) and I’m sure a good & providing father. His passing
    leaves us with kind thoughts and cherished memories. We are comforted by the knowledge that he is going to a
    better place. We loved him and will miss him.

    Jerry Keener and family

  2. Gary Biron
    December 4, 2016 8:02 pm

    Martin, so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Though I never had the pleasure of meeting him, I know he had to be a great father because of the way you turned out. I know how hard it is to lose your father. You and your family are in our prayers. Again I am sorry for your lose.

  3. Mike Kernan
    December 5, 2016 6:23 am

    Martin, my deepest sympathy and prayers go out to you and your family. May God’s Blessings and love comfort you.

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