Curtis George Hudson Sr, 80, left this earth October 25, 2018. Curt was a beloved husband, father, brother, grandparent and a US Navy veteran. He grew up in Taunton, MA and for the last 25 years was a resident of Foxboro with his wife Theresa.
He was the beloved father of Edward H Hudson of Hooksett NH, Paul C Hudson of Edgartown MA , Corinne A Flint of Assonet MA, Sharon M Qualls of Punta Gorda FL and their spouses. He was also the beloved father of Curtis G Hudson Jr of Foxboro MA. He had 2 step-daughters, Katie Thrasher Bryant of North Attleboro MA and Jessica Thrasher of Stoneham MA. Curt had thirteen grandchildren, Jennifer, Nicole, Katie, Karen, Kristen, Amanda, Brian, Edward, David, Samantha, Duane, Chris and Arianna. He also had eight great grandchildren, Abigail, Kiarra,Kyla, Ethan, Emma, Connor, Joshua ,Hunter and Madelyn. He is survived by his sisters Gloria Hudson, Gail Martin both of Taunton MA and a brother Ron Hudson from Lynnfield MA as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce M Hudson of Taunton Ma and his granddaughters Nicole Qualls of Punta Gorda and Jennifer Bartlett of Assonet MA as well as his sister Joyce Wood from Taunton MA and brother Richard Hudson of Rhode Island.
Curt loved people and was a generous and gregarious soul who was always ready to share story. As a hard-working and dedicated manager of Friendly Ice Cream he met and encouraged many through his example. Curt ran the Friendly’s on both Route 44 in Taunton and the North Dartmouth Mall as well as several other locations.
Curt loved puzzles and cryptograms, movies and television and was an avid Patriots fan. He also had a great love for old classic cars and shared that interest. Curt taught all of us many life lessons that will not be forgotten and that above all to be loved and surrounded by family and friends is the greatest achievement one can attain. He will be greatly missed by all.
Visitation hours will be at the Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral home 467 Bay Street, Taunton Ma. on Thursday, November 1 from 5-7, followed immediately by a short service.