Max Harvey Hudson, 84, Milo, MO passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. Max was born April 4, 1935 in Emporia, KS to Loren and Marie (Warner) Hudson. He was united in marriage to Shirley Anne Thornton on December 4, 1952 in Cottonwood Falls, KS and she survives of the home.
Max was raised in the Emporia, KS area. After moving to Vernon County in 1957 he worked at the grain elevator in Milo, MFA Exchange in Bronaugh, and then moved to Golden City for a time and managed the MFA Exchange there. Upon his return to Milo he worked as a meat cutter for a number of years, and then worked an additional 14 years at O’Sullivan Industries in Lamar until his retirement. Max raised cattle most of his life, and also enjoyed gardening.
In addition to his wife Shirley, survivors include three children, Michael Hudson (Debbie), Milo, MO, Karen Kay Hudson, Topeka, KS, Loren Hudson, Nevada, MO; four granddaughters, Sonja Hart (Jimmy), Milo, Michelle Hudson, Raymore, MO, Cheyenne Newberry, Springfield, MO, Misty Hudson, Nevada; great-grandchildren, Andrew Hart (fiancé Nici Hites), Lillian Hart, Felicity Newberry, McKenzy Hart, Adam Newberry, Blair West, and Brooklynn Hudson; one brother, Henry Hudson (Kathy), Mayview, MO; two sisters, Shirley Marie DeLano (Fred), Livermore, CO, and Ruth Ann Parsons, Greenwood, MO; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Dennis Antes; great-grandson, Blake Hart; and a brother-in-law, Hosmer Ray Parsons.
Service times are pending.
Memorials are suggested in his memory to the ALS Foundation in c/o Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.
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