William Ralph Hudson, 73, died Feb. 13, 2003, at his home in Horseshoe Bend.
Born in Tyronza, he was a retired Air Force chief master sergeant.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Troxler Hudson, of the home whom he married Nov. 15, 1952, in Memphis, Tenn.; a son, William Michael Hudson of San Antonio; two daughters -- Denise Jackson Fowler of Myron, and Karen Hudson of Ihrig, Md.; a sister, Zelpha Boyd of Cash; and three grandsons -- Jeff and Josh Jackson of Myron, and Scott Hudson of San Antonio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Simon G. and Minnie E. Lee Hudson; a sister; and a brother.
A military graveside service was Feb. 16 in Johnson Cemetery in Cash with Cephus Fowler officiating.
Arrangements were by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.