James Eugene Hudson, 65, of Hixson, died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, in a local hospital.A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, he retired from Hamilton County Building Maintenance. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church and was a Navy veteran, surviving during VietNam.James is survived by his wife, Audrey G. Hudson; children, Melanie R. (Wayne) Grubb, T. Mark (Kristina) Hudson and Maria J. (Scott) Marshall; sister, Mary Schwend; brothers, Bobby and Randall Hudson; grandchildren, Cody, Susan, James, Michael, Dillon, Matthew, Isaiah, Myriah, James, Madison, Magdalene and Lawrence; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services are 12:30 p.m. Friday in the chapel with Rev. Tracy Daniels officiating.Burial is in Chattanooga National cemetery with military honors. His co-workers of the Hamilton County Building Maintenance will serve as active and honorary pallbearers.Please visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour before services on Friday at Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.