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Fred Henry Hudson Sr.

Fred Henry Hudson Sr. was born on June 10, 1926 in Palestine, Texas.

He was born to Fed and Ellie Hudson. He moved from Palestine to Port Arthur in 1943.

He was joined in Holy Matrimony to Theresa Francis on August 13, 1953.

Together they had five children: Dolores Hudson Simmons (Haywood Simmons), Gloria Hudson, Fred Henry Hudson Jr. (Carmen Hudson), Brenda Hudson Towns and Kelli Hudson McLaurin.

He began his career as a laborer at the City of Port Arthur and B.F. Goodrich.

He retired from Chevron Refinery after more than 35 years of service.

Fred went on to his eternal home on Thursday November 7, 2019.

Fred is preceded in death by his loving wife Theresa.

He is survived by his five children and seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters and a host of nieces and nephews.

A viewing for Fred will be on Friday November 15, 2019 from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm.

The viewing will be held at Gabriel Funeral Home in Port Arthur.

Funeral services will be on Saturday November 16, 2019 at 11:00.

The service will be held at Rock Island Missionary Baptist Church in Port Arthur. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery.