Lundy Cleveland Hudgin, age 85 of Clarksville, TN, died Saturday, November 23, 2013, at his home.
Lundy was born in Whitakers, NC, to the late Franklin C. Hudgin and Lucile Vivian Gibson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Opal Hazel Hudgin; one son, Mike Hudgin; one brother, Ray Hudgin; four half-brothers; and one half-sister.
Lundy served in the U.S. Army from 1947-1953. He was a member of the 101st Airborne Division and U.S. Army Special Forces with his highest rank being SSGT. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-1975 as a Combat Air Controller with his highest rank being SMSGT. He served one tour of duty in Vietnam from 1967-1968.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 26 at the chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, with Rev. Steve Lannom officiating. Lundie was buried at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery - West, in Hopkinsville, KY.
Lundy is survived by one son, Tim (Lisa) Hudgin, of Michigan; one daughter, Joy (Greg) Hutchison, of Woodlawn, TN; daughter-in-law, Brenda Hudgin; two brothers, Herman Hudgin and Frank Hudgin; three sisters, Modolen Hollis, Via Pierce, Francis Burke; six grandchildren, Kevin Hutchison, Stacy Outland, Branden Davis, Holden Hudgin, Sally Hudgin, Molly Hudgin; and two great grandchildren.