Robert Dean “Bob” Hudson, 67, Dickinson, passed, early Sunday morning peacefully in his sleep, September 13, 2020. There will be a Gathering of Family and Friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson with Military Honors to follow at 4 p.m. Military Honors will be provided by the Dickinson American Legion. Inurnment will take place at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.
Robert Hudson was born October 16, 1952 in Marion, Ind. to Kenneth and Joan (Jones) Hudson. Everyone knew Robert as “Bob” or “Bobby”. In 1971, he joined the U.S. Navy and was an engineman (EN3). He was honorably discharged after six years of service and carried his patriotic love throughout his lifetime. He proudly waved his flag collection on his home and facebook.
Bob met the love of his life, Phyllis Mitchell, while living in Corpus Christi, Texas where they were blessed with a girl, Annie (Hudson) Johnson in 1979. He worked hard as a pipefitter for DuPont for over 30 years. Continuing that career, he moved to Va. in 1987, then the family finally moved to N.D. where he worked for Baker Boy for 13 years and made many friends. He retired in spring 2020. Since his retirement he enjoyed spending every single moment with friends and family. He enjoyed camping, traveling and cornhole. He also found a new passion in dancing and working out. He truly fell in love with everyone he met and was not afraid to tell or show you his love.
Robert is survived by his four children, Annie (Clint) Johnson, Janie (Gary) Burnett, Reeves, La., Steven (Erin) Jensen, Western Australia, and Todd (Julie) Jensen, Corpus Christi; six grandchildren, Blaine, Lindsay, Nicholas, Monica, Emily, Ty, and Alyssa; four great-grandsons, Jack, Shawn, Cody, and Greyson; and one great-granddaughter; one sister, Becky (Bill) Smith, Corpus Christi; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Arrangements are with Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson, www.ladburyfuneralservice.com.