John Lee Hudson

Friday, October 15, 2021

John Lee Hudson, age 69, of Springfield, Mo., passed away on Oct. 7, 2021, from complications of Parkinsonís Disease. John was born in Mt. Grove, Mo., to Meredith Albert Hudson and Fern Beth (St. Clair) Hudson on April 24, 1952.

John attended High School in Weaubleau, Mo. and graduated in 1972. He worked as an Animal Control Officer and went on to become a Police Officer in Nevada, Mo. Later, he worked for Walmart, in Nevada, and Gladstone, Mo., retiring in 2011 and moved to Springfield, Mo.

John married Cheryl Mitchell in 1974 and to this union were born Stacy Lynn and Jeffery Ray.

He then married Helen Robb on Dec. 25, 1981, and inherited two sons, Jason Eric Robb and Justin Scott Robb.

Johnís parents Meredith and Fern, and two brothers, David and Robert, preceded John in death.

John is survived by his wife, Helen, of the home; daughter, Stacy and husband Andy, Butler, Mo.; son, Jeffery and wife, Guen, Walker, Mo.; sons, Jason and Justin, Springfield, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six sisters, Doris Daye, Miami Gardens, Fla., Susan Hughes, Louisville, Ky., Mary (Al) Perkins, Missouri City, Texas., Dorothy (Don) Holdway, Springfield, Mo., Connie (Mike) King, Independence, Mo., and Deborah (Harvey) Summers, Kirksville, Mo.; one brother, Dan (Sondra) State of Washington; two aunts, Lavonne (Bob) Price, and Wanda Hall; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

John enjoyed hunting, fishing, and tinkering. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

No services are planned at this time.