YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mr. Nathan Hudson, Jr., 79, of Youngstown, entered eternal rest on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Mr. Hudson, affectionately known as “Juni Man”, was born January 25, 1941 in Mississippi, a son of Nathan, Sr. and Annie Mae Akins Hudson.
He had been a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church and its choir.
Nathan loved fishing, cooking, singing and was fun-loving person; a sort of family comedian.
He leaves to cherish his beloved memory his wife, the former Mary C. Clark, whom he married June 2012; five children, Eld. Leo (Cissy) Hudson of Atlanta, Georgia, Modena Hudson-Rushing of South Carolina, Moneta (Rondey) Sandifer of Cleveland, James Hudson of Youngstown and Lillie D. Hudson of Richmond Heights; stepchildren, April Jackson, Latasha Riley and Ricardo Clark; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four sisters, Barbara Buchanan, Diane Poindexter, Stella Hudson and Donna “Teetee” (Frank) Brown; four brothers, Rev. Charles Hudson, Donald R. (Carol) Hudson, Thomas Hudson and Rocky Hudson and a host of family and friends.
Greeting him at Heaven’s Gate were his parents; two sons, Leon Hudson and Nathan “Poppy” Hudson III; one sister, Dr. Frances Bliss and three brothers, Eddie and Jessie Hudson and Joseph Davis.
Visitation will be Friday, March 20, 2020 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the L. E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m.
A television tribute will air Friday, March 20, at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.