He was born on April 5, 1937 in Cherryvale, Kansas, to Edgar Lee and Velam Suzy (Burroughs) Hudson. He had four brothers and three sisters.
Gene graduated form Cabool High School, Cabool, Missouri, and went on to become a brick mason.
He married Geraldine Ellen Ellingson and together they had two sons, David Hudson and Kurt Hudson.
Gene leaves behind his wife, Geraldine Hudson; a son, David Hudson; and a grandson, Dustin.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a son, Kurt Hudson.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A memorial service was held Sunday, September 20, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall in Nixa with Pastor Greg Owen officiating.