James "Rock" Hudson
James Leon Hudson (Rock) was born September 7, 1939 in Little Rock, Arkansas and the second of two children born to the late Walter and Bernice Hudson.
Jim spent much of his life between Arkansas and Cleveland Ohio, before settling in Madison over 50 years ago. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and cherished the moments spent with his grand and great grandchildren. In his later years, he enjoyed relaxing at home with his life partner Janie, and watching his beloved wrestling and classic westerns.
James is preceded in death by his parents and sister Gracie Mae Long. He is survived by his spouse Janie Peres; 8 children: Jane Hudson, Claudia Hudson, Brenda (Tim) Peregoy, Kimberly (Gino) Hudson, Spencer (Gina) Hudson, Tyrone (Tracy) Rasmusson, Melissa Rasmusson, Shelby Rasmusson; 3 step- children, 11 grandchildren, 5 great- grandchildren, and niece Bobbie (Greg) Belin.
He is also survived by a host of cousins and friends.
His family and friends will greatly miss him, but he will always remain in our hearts and fondest memories