Harry Robert “BOB” Hudson, age 72 of Derry went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 30, 2019 surrounded by his two sons. He leaves behind his wife of nearly 50 years, Joyce B. Hudson; loving father to R. Scott Hudson (Denise Dillon) of Latrobe, Michael A. Hudson, Sr. (Kristin Buck) of Pittsburgh; beloved grandfather to Dillon J., Noah R., Ethan T., Michael A. Jr., and Mikalya Joy Hudson; sister Donna M. Meek, Finleyville; brother in law John B. Demangone, Westmont; two aunts and several cousins. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great great niece and his two beloved grand puppies Angus and Macy. Bob retired from the former Standard Steel Plant in Latrobe with over 33 years of service. After his retirement he worked at Gutchess Hardwood Lumber for 7 years then retired in 2012. He was a board member of Latrobe Federal Credit Union for many years. Bob enjoyed working with wood, free style drawing, painting, listening to his radio and a faithful watcher of the tv shows, This Old House and Woodwright Shop. He loved to be tinkering in the garage and working on his truck among other projects. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. Bob was a faithful, loving husband and most of all a caregiver to his dear wife since 1998. As we know that our true home is in Heaven, Bob accepted The Lord as his Lord and savior in 1990. He also enjoyed 25 years of playing Santa Claus for different groups and parties. He is preceded in death by his parents Harry Marion and Dorothy Louise (Bates) Hudson; brother in law James Meek. Friends and family will be received January 3, 2020 from 4-8pm in the Leo M. Bacha Funeral Home, Inc., 2072 PA-130, Pleasant Unity, PA 15676, where services will be held Saturday January 4, 2020 at 11am. Interment will be at Unity Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.bachafh.com. The family would like to extend a thank you to all who have offered support and guidance during these last few weeks, especially Dr. Robert Davoli for the years of kindness and care for our family.
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