Stephen ‘Steve’ Hudson Sr.


Stephen Gregory Hudson Sr., 68, of Tupelo, Miss., passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Aug. 21, 1948 to James Truman and Norma June Key Hudson. An entrepreneur, Steve owned and operated multiple businesses during his life, including Crosstown Pawn Shop and a restoration business, Hudco. He was a very talented musician who could play almost any instrument. Steve loved his work and was really proud of his children and grandchildren, and bragged on them frequently.

Survivors include his children, Angel Sawyer (Kirk) of Wren, Maggie Freeborn (Morgan) of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Steve Hudson II (Selena) of Tupelo; father, Truman Hudson; five brothers and sisters; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues Funeral Home in Tupelo, Miss., with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Grove Baptist Church, 30298 Central Grove Road, Aberdeen, MS 39730.

Expressions of sympathy may be left at

W.E. Pegues Funeral Home, Tupelo, Miss.; 662-842-4872