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Gary Hudgens

Simpsonville, S.C.

William Gary Hudgens, age 70, husband of Diane M. Hudgens, passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

Born in Pelzer, S.C., he was a son of the late Earl Dendy Hudgens and Doris Louise Campbell Hudgens. Mr. Hudgens was a U.S. Army Vietnam War Veteran having served in the 101st Airborne. He worked at Winn Dixie for 25 years and retired from SC Farm Bureau Insurance following 25 years of service. He loved to ride horses and cut grass.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Hudgens is survived by two sons, Timothy M. Hudgens (Sarah) and Jonathan L. Hudgens (Ashley); three grandchildren, Jonathan “Nick” Hudgens, Blake Hudgens, and Emma Hudgens; two sisters, Barbara Noblitt (Bill) and Susan Griggs (Stanley); and a large extended family.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Mackey Funerals & Cremations at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1 Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville, SC 29609 conducted by Mr. Nicholas Campbell with burial to follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park with Military Honors. The family will receive friends on Friday from 11:30 a.m. –1:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Mackey Funerals & Cremations at Woodlawn Memorial Park

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