James Brooks Hudson
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James Brooks Hudson

September 09, 1977 - June 18, 2013

James Brooks Hudson

September 09, 1977 - June 18, 2013

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Obituary for James Brooks Hudson

James Brooks Hudson “Jimmy”, 35, died on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Greenville, South Carolina. Born Friday, September 9, 1977, in Lexington, South Carolina, he was the son of Colleen Hudson Howard and the late James Grover Hudson. Jimmy grew up in Sumter, South Carolina, where he graduated from Sumter High School in 1996. He worked locally for many years in the field of land surveying with his late father, James Grover Hudson. To the many who knew him, he was well-known for his warm smile and loving heart. Jimmy knew no strangers and welcomed everyone into his life. Jimmy will be missed by his mother, Colleen Howard (Fred) of Charleston, South Carolina; sister, Kelly Hudson Ledford (Jeremy) of Charleston, South Carolina; and nephew, Caleb Brooks Hudson. He is also survived by his paternal grandmother, Ruth Holloman Hudson of Columbia, South Carolina; two uncles, John L. Hudson and Douglas G. Hudson of Columbia, South Carolina; a niece, Taylor Hudson of Columbia, South Carolina; and two half-brothers, Cory Galt and David Galt of Macon, Georgia. The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 23, 2013, 6:00pm – 8:00pm at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home West Ashley Chapel, 2501 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, South Carolina 29414. A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 24, 2013, 11:00am at Calvary Lutheran Church, Charleston, South Carolina. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to “Project Care”, Attn: Stephen’s House, P.O. Box 5844, Greenville, South Carolina 29606. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted at www.mcalister-smith.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to MCALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 2501 BEES FERRY ROAD, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, 29414, 843-722-8371.

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