Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Ben Clark Hudson (September 3, 2017)

Ben Clark Hudson, 86, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

Ben was born on September 19, 1930 in Dayton, a son of the late Ben and Molly (Beach) Hudson.

In addition to his parents, Ben was preceded in death by three sisters, Ann Menchhofer, Francis Randall and Marie Harris.

Ben served his country honorably in the United States Army serving in the Korean War. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Greenville. Ben had worked at Fram as a Quality Control Inspector and retired after 41 years of service. He was a member of the Gettysburg Masonic Lodge, the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Ohio, Grand Council of the Royal and Select Masons of Ohio and the AASR. Ben also belonged to the Antioch Shriners.

Ben is survived by his wife of 58 years, Karen (O’Brien) Hudson, whom he married April 24, 1959; and his daughter, Sherry Hudson of Cincinnati, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church of Greenville with Rev. John Person officiating. Burial, with full military honors provided by the Greenville Honor Guard, will follow in Greenville Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 6:45 PM at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home, and again Thursday from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the Church. A Masonic service will be held Wednesday at 6:45 PM, at the funeral home, conducted by the Gettysburg Masonic Lodge.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.oliverfloyd.com.