Wesley Hudson 1973-2020
Wesley Robert Hudson, 47, of Holton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.
He was born April 8, 1973, in Holton, the son of Bob and Tanya (Tork) Hudson. He graduated from ACCHS in Effingham in 1991, and later earned a bachelor’s degree in Park Resource Management from Kansas State.
Later, Wes attended a welding school in Tulsa, Okla. He was a pipeline welder and a member of Pipeliner’s Union 798.
Wes was a member of the Larkinburg Christian Church and was baptized in 1980.
He married Jacque Hegeman in 2002. They later divorced. To this union was born two daughters, Josie Claire and Mylie Jolie.
Wes was an outgoing person and had many friends. But his pride and joy were his daughters. He lived for his girls. He loved doing the dad things with them… Worlds of Fun, water parks, riding go-carts, boating and vacations.
Wes is survived by his daughters, Josie and Mylie; a special friend whom he loved dearly; his parents, Bob and Tanya Hudson; his sister, Rachel Hudson; his niece, Kiana Jessepe; aunts, Margaret McDonald, Betty Bailey and Sheila Tork; and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Doris and George Tork; paternal grandparents, Jeanette and Lowell Smith; great-grandmas, Ella Gibson and Toni Tork; and uncles Dan Smith and George Tork.
A celebration of life for Wesley will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Larkinburg Christian Church, sent in care of Mark Armstrong, 4261 Bourbon Rd., Muscotah, KS 66058.