M.V. Hudson, Jr., age 86, of the New London Volunteer Fire Department, died on March 10, 2018, after being critically injured in a tanker rollover while en route to a grass fire.
Born in Henderson, TX, in 1931, he was the son of the late Vanous and Essie Mae Hudson.
Hudson worked for Texas Eastman in Longview, Texas, and was a member of Texas Eastman Volunteer Fire Department until his retirement. He proudly served on the New London Volunteer Fire Department for 45 years and also served as mayor of New London for several years.
He was a member of Arp Assembly of God Church.
He was a United States Army veteran who served in the Korean War.
He is survived by wife of 60 years, Johnnie Hudson; daughters, Vanessa (Ricky) Richardson, Gwen (Adam) Trevino, and Dee Hudson; son, Ronnie (Vicki) Hudson; sister, Jan Hudson; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.