Larry Joe Hudson


Memorial services for Larry Joe Hudson, 69, of Allen are at 2 p.m. Friday at the Allen Church of Christ. Danny Huntsman, Mark Legg, Corey Johnson and Danny Stewart will officiate.
The family will receive friends following the service until 5 p.m.
Mr. Hudson passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019, at a Shawnee hospital.
He was born Sept. 13, 1949, at Eugene, Oregon, to Cecil Haskell and Gladys Ella Lynch Hudson. He graduated from Tupelo High School. He graduated with a bachelor's degree and two master's degrees from East Central University.
He married Tandy R. Cartwright on Aug. 9, 1980.
Mr. Hudson taught and coached at Allen Junior High and High School. He coached football, basketball and baseball. He was selected as "Teacher of the Week" and an "Outstanding Man of America."
Mr. Hudson was a member of the Oklahoma Educator's Association, the Oklahoma Coaches Association. He was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a member of the Allen Church of Christ and a member of the Lost Cherokee Tribe. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife, Tandy, of the home; a sister, Glenda Lillard of Ada; his father-in-law, Richard Cartwright and his wife, Mary Lou, of Oklahoma City; three brothers-in-law, Scott Cartwright of Phoenix, Dallas Bradford and wife, Jenny, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Kenneth Reed; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Wilma Reed; two infant brothers; two brothers-in-law, Stan Lillard and Mark Allen Cartwright; and a nephew, Gaylen Reed.
The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Tipton Home, PO Box 370, Tipton, OK 73570; In Search of the Lord's Way, PO Box 371, Edmond, OK 73083; the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; or St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Published on July 16, 2019
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Debbie Wolf Wisdom
Jul 17, 2019
I am so sad Mr. Hudson passed away. He was my 7th and 8th grade basketball coach. He was a great coach and an awesome man! I'll always remember him!