3219 South Main Street Anderson, SC 29624

Roy P. Hudgens January 1, 1943 - January 21, 2023

Date of Funeral

February 9, 2023

Roy P. Hudgens, 80, of Iva, SC, passed away on Saturday January 21, 2023 at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Anderson, SC, on January 1, 1943, he was the son of the late Winford and Gartrell Hudgens and husband to Janis B. Hudgens. Roy was also a Veteran, having served in the US Air Force and a member of Calvary Baptist Temple.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his Children: April Johnson, Angela Whitmire (Brandon), John Mayfield (Jessica), and Jason Mayfield (Amy); Daughter at heart:  Taylor Stephens; Sister: Margaret Dyar (Donald); grandchildren: Kayla Attaway (Travis), Amber Vanadore (Dean), Kendall Johnson, Ryker Johnson, Taylor Whitmire (Christina), Carson Whitmire, Olivia Whitmire, Elijah Mayfield, Mya Mayfield, Hudson Mayfield, Layla Mayfield and Brooklyn Mayfield; great-grandchildren: Colton Hudgens, Kylie Attaway, Walker Vanadore and Waylon Whitmire.

Roy was preceded in death by his Nephew: Donnie Dyar and Son at heart: Ryan Stephens.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Thursday February 9, 2023 at the Sosebee Mortuary South Chapel and will be officiated by Pastor Larry Pearson. Internment will follow at the MJ Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery, where he will receive Military Honors.

The family will be at the home but will receive friends from 12pm to 1pm, Thursday February 9, 2023, prior to the service at the Mortuary.

The Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory South Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.


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    Bobby & Peggy Cason says

    Sorry for your loss. Roy was a faithful customer for many years.
    Bobby and Peggy’s Barber Shop

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