Visitation: From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, December 17, at Holland Barry & Bennett
Funeral Home in Lincoln (with Sheryl)
6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home (with Sheryl)
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
David Lee Hudson Sr., 56, of Lincoln, passed away
December 12, 2015, at Memorial Medical Center,
Cremation rites will be accorded. Visitation will be
from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday, December 17,
2015, at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in
Lincoln. Memorial services will be at 6 p.m.
Thursday also at the funeral home with Pastor Larry
David was born January 22, 1959, in Lincoln, the son
of Virgil Hugh and Loretta Ann (Shaw) Hudson. He
married Sheryl VanCleve in December of 1979. Their
love story crossed many boundaries and years. In
September of 2014, they renewed their vows before
God and their families. Sheryl preceded him in death
on December 11, 2015. Just 18 hours after Sheryl
passed away, David joined her. Unable to spend even
24 hours apart, Sheryl and David were reunited for
He was a member of Open Arms Christian Fellowship.
David was an over the road truck driver for many
years. He was a well-known musician/bass player in
several bands, beginning with Flatbush and ending
with Traces N Time with Gary Osborne. He was a
Harley Davidson enthusiast. He and Sheryl enjoyed
riding their motorcycle together. He always made
time for his grandchildren; they held a special
place in his heart. David was also a John Deere
enthusiast, even selling one of his motorcycles to
buy a tractor. He enjoyed working on lawnmowers,
watches, and anything mechanical. David and Sheryl
considered many friends as family. They never turned
anyone away and always made sure that everyone knew
that they were loved and supported.
Surviving are his children: Shawn VanCleve (Linda), David Hudson II (Andrew),
Dawn "Nikki" Hudson, and Christa Hudson all of Lincoln; grandchildren: Tyler
Vancleve, Kolton Hartman, Kelci Hartman, Autumn VanCleve, and Kyleigh VanCleve;
great-grandson Konnor VanCleve; and sisters Debby List (David) of Seymour, TN.
and Wendy Johnson (Park) of Vancouver, WA.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, and his wife, Sheryl.
Memorial donations may be made to Open Arms Christian Fellowship or to the Susan
Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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