Rev. Bill Hudson (Honorably Retired) passed away on Monday, 7/20/15, following frontal lobe dementia, and ALS. Visitation will be at McGonigle’s Funeral Home in Sharon, Thursday, 5-8PM. Service will be at 1st Sharon Friday, 11AM. Bill grew up in Hermitage, and graduated from Westminster College. He got his MDiv and DMin from PTS, served for 10 years as associate pastor at Hill United Presby Church in Butler (with former GA Moderator Ken Hall) and for 27 years as senior pastor at Cadiz United Presby Church. Upon retirement he and his wife Betty moved to Sharon, attending 1st Sharon, and sharing in the ministry and life of the church. Bill did pulpit supply at 1st Sharon, and taught a Sunday School class (“Bill’s Bunch”). He and Betty have three sons, Bob, John and David, and six grandchildren.
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