John Madison Hudson, 28, of Geneva, passed away at 2:58 p.m., on Thursday, July 21, 2011, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born on Thursday, December 9, 1982, in St. Marys, Ohio.
John attended Mendon Union School in Mendon, Ohio and Parkway schools in Rockford, Ohio.
He worked at Cooper Farms in St. Henry, Ohio and had also worked in construction.
He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6751 men's auxiliary at Geneva and was an avid video game player who participated in many Magic the Gathering tournaments.
He was also an avid fisherman and camper in Michigan.
Survivors include his mother, Martha (Sharpe) Yocum of Geneva; his stepfather, Bob Yocum of Geneva; a son, Draven Reed Hudson of Van Wert, Ohio; a brother, Joshua Lovelace of Celina; two sisters: Andrea Rose Hudson of Geneva and Char (husband John) Roby of Celina; two stepsisters: Diana Garcia and Jessica Yocum of Berne; and one grandmother, Madonna Sharpe of Spencerville, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by one grandfather, Minos Reed Sharpe.
Arrangements are being handled by Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Geneva, where family and friends may gather to share and remember from 1:30-5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2011.
A service to celebrate John's life will be held at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2011, with Pastor Travis Combest officiating.
Burial will take place at a later date.
Memorials are to Fairhaven Foundation, Box 6396, Fishers, Indiana, 46038 or to Indiana University Hospital, Bone Marrow Transplant Program, 550 N. University Blvd., Indianapolis, Indiana, 46202.