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Rick Hudson


Richard Dean “Rick” Hudson, 50, Humboldt, died Thursday, April 10, 2014.

Rick was born Jan. 6, 1964, in Chanute, the son of Richard “Norman” and Joyce Elaine (Goodall) Hudson.  He grew up in Humboldt and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1984. 

On Oct. 12, 1991, Rick married April Hudson at First Presbyterian Church, Iola. They made their home in Humboldt. Rick worked for the City of Humboldt as a police officer for 10 years and for the street department for 10 years. He was currently marketing manager for Twin Motors Ford in Iola.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Iola.

Survivors are his wife, April Hudson; mother, Joyce Hudson, Humboldt; brother, Ron Hudson and wife Laura, Topeka, and all of his critters. He was preceded in death by his father.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel, Iola.

Memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, Iola.

Inurnment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Humboldt.

Memorial choices may be sent to First Presbyterian Church or First Baptist Church of Humboldt. Memorial gifts may be left with the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel. To sign the guestbook online or leave a condolence, go to


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