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Joseph Edward Hudgins, Sr.
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Joseph Edward Hudgins, Sr., of Norfolk, VA, passed away on December 27, 2017, with his loving wife and children by his side. He was born February 2, 1936, in Mathews County, and moved to Norfolk in 1942.

He was a very loving, caring husband and father and a loyal friend to many. He was the youngest of 9 children, so family was very important to him and always enjoyed his vacations with family and good friends. After retiring from Old Dominion Peanut Corporation he and his wife/best friend enjoyed traveling all over the country.

Left to cherish memories of him are the love of his life of 64 years, Carlene F. Hudgins; their children, Debbie Goodwin, Joseph Hudgins, Jr., and wife, Candy, JoAnn O’Brien, and Cathy Hudgins and fiancé, Greg; grandchildren, Tonya, Kevin, Kyle, Brittany, Landon, Shawn, Ryan, and Chase; great-grandchildren, Christian, Trinity, Kali, Bella, Jonah, Summer, and Brayden; his older brother, James W. Hudgins and wife, Charlotte, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan 5, 2018, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in the funeral home chapel. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel

8464 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA 23518





1:00 PM
Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel

8464 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA 23518


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