Douglas ‘Doug’ Gene Hudson
Feb. 5, 1964 Aug. 31, 2017 Douglas Gene “Doug” Hudson, 53, of Rocky Comfort, Mo., passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at his home. He was born Feb.
5, 1964, in Monett, Mo., the son of Mal and Mary Jane Williams Hudson.
On May 30, 2001, he was united in marriage to Jill Phelps Hudson. He attended grade school at Jenkins and graduated from high school at Exeter. He was a welder, working for numerous companies all over the United States, including Puerto Rico, and making many lifelong friends along the way. He was currently employed by Northern Pipeline. He was also a heavy equipment operator. He loved welding, working and fishing. His three grandchildren were his pride and joy. He was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union No. 441 and the Pythagoras Masonic Lodge No. 383.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Jane Barker; and two stepsons, Jared and Brandon Carter.
He is survived by his wife, Jill; one daughter, JoGina Park and her husband Chris of Wheaton, Mo.; his father, Mal Hudson of Cassville, Mo.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Glen and BJo Phelps of Wheaton, Mo.; stepfather, Carl Barker and his wife, Mary, of Monett, Mo.; brother-in-law, Joe Phelps and his wife, Linda, of Joplin, Mo.; stepbrother, Larry Barker and his wife, Lorie, of Breckenridge Hills, Mo.; four stepsisters, Sharon Knapp and her husband, Bill, of Cassville, Samantha Chappell and her husband, Dean, of Aurora, Mo., Sue Barker of Marionville, Mo., and Debbie Daniel and her husband, Bill, of Virginia Beach, Va.; three grandchildren, Kelton, Jayci and Palyn Park; aunts; uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and their families.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Pastor Paul Wahlert conducted the services. Burial was in Union Cemetery at Stella, Mo.
The family received friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guest book and private condolences.