Willis “Dick” Richard Hudson, 1800 Sherman Ave., Whiting, the owner of the former Point Motors, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Services will be at noon Saturday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Donald Przybylski officiating. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Saturday at Shuda Funeral Chapel until the services.
Mr. Hudson was born Aug. 18, 1920, in Reserve, N.M., a son of the late Archie and Laeuna (Cooper) Hudson.
He was married to Margaret “Peggy” Lewis on Jan. 19, 1946, at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Stevens Point. She died Sept. 20.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II. He entered the army in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 17, 1942. He received the Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, six Oak Leaf Clusters. He served as an airplane mechanic and gunner and rose to the rank of staff sergeant. He was honorably discharged on Sept. 2, 1945, at Fort Bliss, Texas.
He was the owner of Point Motors in downtown Stevens Point for many years.
Survivors include four sons, Michael (Carolyn), West Bend, Mark (Jodi), Cudahy, Jon (Angela) Enon, Ohio, and Robert, New York, N.Y.; two sisters, Nell Thurston, Albuquerque, N.M., and Norma (Charles) Barry, Silver City, N.M.; one brother, Clayton (Winnie), Albuquerque, N.M.; and six grandchildren.