On Saturday December 25th, 2021,God called Robert Earl Hudson Jr. home to rest. He departed this life at Consulate Healthcare after a brief illness.
Robert affectionately called “Hushrat” by family and friends was born on July 17th 1955 to Robert and Ella Hudson Sr. in Newport News,Va. He attended Ferguson High School and later served some time in the United States Army. He dated his high school sweetheart Barbara Duck and from this union they had one child. Later in his life he married Sheila Stith. At the time of his passing he worked for Porter’s Cab. Hushrat enjoyed driving cabs, loved to talk, and loved his Pittsburgh Steelers.
Anybody that knew Hushrat knew he loved to dress. Nobody couldn’t tell him he wasn’t the best dressed in Newport News. It takes a special person to make a grand exit on a day so special Christmas Day.
Robert was preceded in death by his mother Ella Hudson; daughter Lakendra Tian Johnson; and sister Jenny Lee Hudson; sister-in-law Doreen Hudson.
He leaves to cherish his memories one daughter Vanika L. Duck(Michael) granddaughter Skai Rowe; grandson Keshaun Cross; Stepdaughter Kiana Harris and step-sons Don’te and Derrrick Thomas; aunt Joyce Waller; sister Renee’ Henderson; Darlinda Campbell(Mike) and Rosetta Hudson; Brothers Alphonso Hudson; Anthony Hudson(Artra) and Dwayne Hudson(Carla) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and devoted friends.
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It is the desire of the Hudson family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
The family of Mr. Robert Hudson has entrusted his final care to the staff of C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.
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