Lewis Bencen Hudson (Buck) was born in Stilwell, Oklahoma on April 3, 1938, to Kimsey Adair and Anna Hudson. He passed away July 7, 2018 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 80 years 3 months and 4 days.
Buck was a lifelong resident of Stilwell. He attended grade school at Piney School and Stilwell High School. He referred to Piney School as “Piney University,” and would tell everybody that he was a graduate of “Piney University.”
He was married to Wanda Sue (Stayathome) Hudson and they have 3 children.
Buck worked in the construction field, working at several places in Stilwell and surrounding areas. His favorite type of work was building chicken houses.
Buck’s favorite things to do was to go on trips and to take rides out in the country in different parts of Adair County and go to Wal-Mart to “people watch.”
Buck was preceded in death by his parents, Kimsey Adair and Anna Hudson, grandfather, Willis Earl Hudson, grandmother, Leona (Bea) Hudson, uncle, Frank Hudson and aunt, Dorothy Cotner.
Buck is survived by his wife, Wanda Hudson of Stilwell; 3 children, Tarita Kay Hudson (Dan) of Stilwell, Oklahoma, Michael Lewis Hudson of Waldron, Arkansas and Cheryl Ann Mathews (Terry) of Stilwell, Oklahoma.
He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Mary Ann Crittenden (Ray) of Westville, Oklahoma, David Moten, of Stilwell, Oklahoma, Matthew Hudson and AJ Hudson of Waldron, Arkansas, Hunter Hudson, of Gassville, Arkansas and Sierra Mathews, of Stilwell, Oklahoma and 1 great grandson, Silas Hudson (Buck’s little GG). He is also survived by 3 nieces that he considered his grandchildren also. . . Kimi Teehee, Kristi Campbell and Keesha Lindsey.
Buck is also survived by 2 brothers-in-law, Bennie Turn and Archie Stayathome and one sister-in-law, Linda Lindsey (Mark).
Buck had many friends and family that he leaves to share his memory.
Offering our condolences during your time of grief.
Heath and Ashley PattersonStilwell, OK
Wanda, Mike and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Sis
Joy (Chuculate) ColemanGentry, AR
I'll always be "Yamaguchi"... Until we meet again... Love Ya!!
Kristi CampbellBroken Arrow, OK
Prayers being uplifted for the family! I know you will all miss him greatly.
Lori Ketcher-HognerStilwell, OK
Ellen WorkmanStilwell, OK
Thoughts and prayers for your family.
Jana HolcombParks, AR