Ron Hudson, 73, of Paris died Dec. 4, 2017, at his home.
A Masonic memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at McEvoy Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Masons. Burial will occur at Bethesda Cemetery.
Hudson was born July 1, 1944, in Paris to the late Edward E. and Rebecca Dowdy Hudson.
He was married to Mary Brewer Hudson of Paris on May 20, 1965, and she survives.
Hudson worked and retired as an engineer from PML of Paris. He was a former fire chief of the Oakland Fire Department and was a Baptist by faith. He was also a member of the Springville Masonic Lodge 130 for more than 50 years.
He is also survived by two daughters: Renae (Kerry) Watkins and Tracy Norwood, both of Paris; a sister: Pat (Eddie) Martin of Paris; three grandchildren: Brandi (Austin) Patterson, Will (Ashley) Watkins and Auston (Sadie) Norwood; and great-grandson: Cole Patterson.
Memorials may be made to: Hope Center Ministries, 1510 Clydeton Road, Waverly 37185.