Maurice Albert Hudson



Hopkins, SC….. Maurice Albert “Chief” Hudson age 87, beloved husband of the late Geraldine R. Hudson, left this world on Friday, January 26, 2018 to complete the circle and joined the rest of his family.

Maurice was retired from the USAF after attaining the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. He was a long time resident of Sumter, where he served as a loan offered and the resident Santa for Safe Federal Credit Union. He also enjoyed many years as a weather net reporter for WIS-TV10. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Sumter.

He is survived by his son-in-law, Vince Marchese and four grandchildren, Julie Marchese, Chad Marchese, Marie Branton and Dustin Branton.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his two loving daughters, Sue Marchese and Beverly Branton and two grandson’s Christopher and Nathan Marchese.

Maurice was blessed with many caregivers over the years most notably, Angela Flood and Val Parham.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Monday, February 5, 2018 one hour prior to the service from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.