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Melvin Wayne Hudson

August 26, 1945 ~ May 17, 2018 (age 72)

Melvin Wayne Hudson, 72, passed away on May 17, 2018, in his home at Separ, N.M.  He was born August 26, 1945, in Socorro, N.M. to Leldon Hudson and Opal Carter Hudson.  He served two years (December 1965-Octotober 1967) in the Army where he was stationed in Alaska.  Melvin was a rancher by heart, but a well driller for 40+ years. 

Melvin was married to his wife, Mary (Lee) Hudson of which would have been their 50th anniversary in November.   Melvin is survived by two children, son Wes Hudson and Lori, of Deming, NM, and daughter Amber Kuriakose and husband Robin, of Richmond, TX.  He is also survived by grandchildren, Karlie Hudson, Roam Kuriakose, and Orin Kuriakose.  Melvin is also survived by two brothers, Marvin Magee, and wife Shani of Las Cruces, NM, and David Hudson and wife Christine of Taos, NM.

Melvin was preceded in death by his mother and father Leldon and Opal Hudson, his sister Barbara Warnock, and grandson Trace Hudson.

A celebration of life will be celebrated Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 11:00 am at the Mimbres Round-up Lodge. There will also be a small service on July 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery, Adams Diggings (Pie Town, NM). 

In lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations towards Cowboys for Cancer Research in his name, at PO Box 202, Dona Ana, NM  88032 or you can go to the web site 

Donations may be made to:

Cowboys for Cancer Research
P O Box 202, Dona Ana NM 88032

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