Stephen Vern Hudson, Sr., age 76, a resident of Portland, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at his home in Portland.
Stephen was born on August 15, 1944, in Portland, the son of Francis and Marie (Skinner) Hudson. He graduated from Madison Township High School and served in the U.S. Airforce during Vietnam. Stephen worked for the Portland Forge, retiring in 1983. He later worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier in Union City, Portland and Montpelier. Stephen was a member and past commander of D.A.V. Chapter 24 of Portland. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #211 of Portland and the V.F.W. in Fort Recovery. Stephen married Nancy Jane Shull on May 16, 1969.
His wife of 51 years: Nancy Jane Hudson – Portland, Indiana
1 daughter: Tonya Jones (husband Nolan) – Portland, Indiana
1 son: Stephen Hudson, Jr. (wife Summer) – Portland, Indiana
4 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, 7 step grandchildren and 2 step-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Saturday from 5-8 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Services to celebrate Stephen’s life will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Pastor Steve Arnold will officiate the service and burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery, southeast of Portland.
Memorials may be directed towards Jay County Humane Society or The Journey Home.
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