James R. Hudson, age 91, of Birmingham, passed away February 23, 2018. He was retired from Schuler Industries, was a master mason, WWII veteran and member of the American Legion in Fultondale. He was preceded in death by his wife Willa Mae Hudson. Chapel services will be on Monday Feb 26, at Noon with visitation from 10am until service time. He is survived by his children Don Hudson (Brenda), David Hudson (Kim), Susan Duck (Sam), Linda McAllister (John), and Dennis Hudson, sister Bonnie Burnham, brothers Bobby Hudson, Raymond Hudson, 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and best friend Buddy.