Olen R. ‘Oakie’ Hudson, 88

Olen R. “Oakie” Hudson, 88, of Hollywood, Fla., died Sept. 8, 2006.

He was born and raised in Roxana, Del., to the late Horace R. and Winnie K. Hudson. Olen served his country well in the 5th Army during World War II in North Africa, Italy, Sicily, Germany, England and France. He was a member of the VFW, the American Legion, Elks Club and Moose Lodge, all of Hollywood, Fla.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Helen; sons, Richard and William. He is also survived by his sister, Esther K. West and brother, Clement Hudson.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Elwood.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Hunter Memorial Services in Hollywood, Fla.