Born on July 1, 1944, in Argos, He was the son of Jack and Carol (Faulkner) Hudson.
Dennis attended Argos High School and graduated with the Class of 1962. He also took annual license training courses for his CDL.
On June 14, 1964, Dennis married Judith Bradbury in Fort Wayne. He worked for General Electric for over 30 years as a truck driver until his retirement in 1997. Dennis was also a Shriner, Freemason, and member of Saturn Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 55 years, Judith Hudson of Columbia City; daughters Jill (Steve) Elkins and Lori Hudson, both of Columbia City; grandsons Ross and Jacob Elkins, both of Columbia City; sisters Linda (Jerry) Walston of South Carolina and Brenda Ganshorn of Pierceton.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday March 19, at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
Funeral services for Dennis will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday March 20, at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in Broxon Cemetery, Columbia City.
Memorial contributions in memory of Dennis may be made to Passages, Inc.