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Ompy Leigh "Beaver" Hudson III

May 12, 1959 — January 1, 2023

Vancleave

Ompy Leigh “Beaver” Hudson III, 63, of Vancleave, MS passed away on Sunday, January 1st, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones. Ompy was born in Jackson, MS on May 12th, 1959.

Ompy served in the US Army as a young adult. He was a man of many talents, some of these included being a deckhand, construction worker, and fisherman. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and grilling with his family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ompy Leigh Hudson Jr.; mother, Elizabeth Ann Ladnier; brother, William “Bill” Hartzog; best friend and brother-in-law, Robert Moore; brother-in-law, Dale Bang; niece, Brandy McCoy; and nephews, Jessie Lee Waltman and Gary Mitchell.

Survivors include the love of his life, Tennie Dio of Amherst WI; daughters, Stephanie (Clay) Smith of Pittsburg, PA, Priscilla (Stephen) Hudson of Vancleave, MS, Shelby Hudson of Kirbyville, TX, and Danielle Hudson of Vancleave, MS; sisters, Susie Forehand, Carolyn Mitchell, Paula Hudson, and Linda (Hinojos) Moore all of Vancleave, MS; grandchildren, Baileigh, Avery, Charlee, Levi, Shalee, Kaitlyn, Caden, and Devyn; as well as a large host of family and friends.

His daughters would like to send a special thanks to his niece, Bethy Moleta for always taking care of our dad and Olivia for her friendship.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ompy Leigh “Beaver” Hudson III.

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