Harry Claude Hudson, 87


Harry Claude Hudson, 87, of Millsboro, formerly of Georgetown, died at Beebe Medical Center on Wednesday, March 22. He was the parts manager for Boulevard Auto Sales in Georgetown for many years before retiring in 1980.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he served combat duty in the Rome to Arno River Campaign, the PO Valley Campaign and the North Apennines Campaign. He was a charter member of the Millsboro VFW Post, charter member of the Sussex Pines Country Club, and an avid golfer in Misca, where he was named the Super-Super Senior Golfer in 1991, 1993 and 1995. In 1991, Hudson was inducted into the Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marian Collins Hudson, one daughter, Cathy Gorman; and two grandchildren, Megan Kate Gorman and Keely O’Brian Gorman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, George Fred Hudson and William H. Hudson.

Funeral services were scheduled for Sunday, March 26, at Grace UM Church, East Market Street, Georgetown with interment at Union Cemetery, Georgetown.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to American Lung Association, 1021 Gilpin Avenue, Suite 202, Wilmington, DE 19806.