Lundie C Hudgin
Rank: SMSgt (R)
Entered Into Eternal Rest
Lundy Cleveland Hudgin, age 85 of Clarksville, TN, died Saturday, November 23, 2013, at his home.<br />
Lundy was born in Whitakers, NC, to the late Franklin C. Hudgin and Lucile Vivian Gibson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Opal Hazel Hudgin; one son, Mike Hudgin; one brother, Ray Hudgin; four half-brothers; and one half-sister.
Lundy served in the U.S. Army from 1947-1953. He was a member of the 101st Airborne Division and U.S. Army Special Forces with his highest rank being SSGT. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-1975 as a Combat Air Controller with his highest rank being SMSGT. He served one tour of duty in Vietnam from 1967-1968.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 26 at the chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, with Rev. Steve Lannom officiating. Lundie was buried at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery – West, in Hopkinsville, KY.<br />
Lundy is survived by one son, Tim (Lisa) Hudgin, of Michigan; one daughter, Joy (Greg) Hutchison, of Woodlawn, TN; daughter-in-law, Brenda Hudgin; two brothers, Herman Hudgin and Frank Hudgin; three sisters, Modolen Hollis, Via Pierce, Francis Burke; six grandchildren, Kevin Hutchison, Stacy Outland, Branden Davis, Holden Hudgin, Sally Hudgin, Molly Hudgin; and two great grandchildren.