Floyd "Kenneth" Hudgens of Rolla, Missouri passed away on November 29, 2013 in Fenton, Missouri at the age of 87. Kenneth was born March 21, 1926 in Bloodland, Missouri to the late James and Nettie (Clark) Hudgens.
Kenneth was a graduate of Newburg High School class of 1943; he than went on to serve his Country in the United States Army during WWII before coming home to Rolla where he went to work for the United States Geological Survey, a job he held until he retired. Kenneth was a very active member of both the Newburg Church of God, and the Vichy Campground Church of God, he spent many years teaching Sunday School. His love of teaching and learning more about the Bible and his great Faith and Love of the Lord was a testament of who he was; he also enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family and friends over a nice meal or just a visit. He was a loving and devoted uncle and friend to many and will be greatly missed by his nieces, nephews, extended family, church family and his many friends that loved him very much.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Berniece; infant daughter Kimberly Sue; brothers Raymond, Leo, and James Hudgens; sisters Mabel Pugh, and Lucille Pusch.
Funeral services for Kenneth Hudgens will be held Saturday December 7, 2013 at 11:00AM at the Rolla Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Larry Davis officiating. Internment will be in the Ozark Memorial Garden. Memorials are suggested to the Newburg Church of God or the Vichy Campground Church of God. Cards are available at all James & Gahr locations. Visitation for family and friends will be held Friday December 6, 2013 from 5-7PM at the Rolla Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary.
Name:: Peggy & Harold Hughes
Message:: We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Ken. I worked with him for many years at the USGS. He was always a dedicated, helpful employee who truly enjoyed doing his job. He will be missed. God bless!
: Tabitha Gill
: We will miss Brother Kenneth very much. I enjoyed hearing his testimonies and talking with him after church services at the Vichy Campground Church of God. He was an encouragement and blessing to me and will be greatly missed.