Roger Lee Hudson, 58, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at his home.

Born on Feb. 28, 1960, in St. Charles, he was a son of the late Nathaniel and Josephine Damon Hudson. He was educated in the public schools of Lee and was a 1978 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School, Elliott. He was employed at Georgia Pacific, until it closed, and later at Eaton Inc., until his health failed. At an early age, he joined Unionville AME Church. Roger Lee was a member of the Do Rite Masonic Lodge of Lynchburg. Roger Lee enjoyed sports - baseball, football and basketball. He played basketball in high school for the Mt. Pleasant Rattlers. He also played baseball with the St. Charles Red Caps and coached the B.J. Blue Jays of Lynchburg.

He leaves to cherish his memories: a devoted special friend, Brenda Oliver of the home; a loving young man he raised as his son, Leandra (Tyquanna) Davis of Greenville; sisters, Mattie (the Rev. Leo) Chapman of Darlington, Patricia D. Wingate, Dorothy G. Hudson and Minnie Scarbrough, all of Mayesville, and Linda H. (Lafayette) McDonald of Sumter; brother, Kenneth O. (Melinda) Hudson of Dalzell; one aunt, Janie M. Wilson of Lamar; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 3200 S. Darlington Highway, Sumter.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at Unionville AME Church, 1330 Swimming Pen Road, Mayesville, with the Rev. Alvin E. Webb, pastor, eulogist.

The remains will be placed in the church at noon.

The funeral procession will leave at 12:30 p.m. from the home.

Burial will be at the Unionville AME Churchyard Cemetery.

These services have been entrusted to the management and staff of Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter.

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