In memory of
Robert Edward Dudley
In memory of
Robert Edward Dudley
Robert E. Dudley passed away June 11, 2021, at the age of 87. Robert was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Walton Johnson Dudley. He was born in Roanoke, Virginia, the youngest of seven children. After graduating from Virginia Tech, he fulfilled his lifelong dream of building a career in the U.S. Army. His first tour of duty was at Redstone Arsenal where he met the Colonel's secretary, the beautiful Mary Walton Johnson. They were married on June 9, 1956. His career took him to Korea, Vietnam, and two tours in Germany in addition to stateside deployments. Following retirement in 1975, Mary and Robert settled in Huntsville where he had a civilian career for another 20 years. Robert is survived by his son, Robert Edward Dudley, Jr. (Lynn), his grandson Robert Edward Dudley III (Julianne), and two great-grandsons, Robert Edward Dudley IV and Elliot Nash Dudley. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 27th at Laughlin Service Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at Maple Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made the CARE Center, PO Box 51, New Hope, AL 35760.
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Laughlin Service Funeral Home and Crematory
2320 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805-4725
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In memory of
Robert Edward Dudley
Robert E. Dudley passed away June 11, 2021, at the age of 87. Robert was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Walton Johnson Dudley. He was born in Roanoke, Virginia, the youngest of seven children. After graduating from Virginia Tech, he fulfilled his lifelong dream of building a career in the U.S. Army. His first tour of duty was at Redstone Arsenal where he met the Colonel's secretary, the beautiful Mary Walton Johnson. They were married on June 9, 1956. His career took him to Korea, Vietnam, and two tours in Germany in addition to stateside deployments. Following retirement in 1975, Mary and Robert settled in Huntsville where he had a civilian career for another 20 years. Robert is survived by his son, Robert Edward Dudley, Jr. (Lynn), his grandson Robert Edward Dudley III (Julianne), and two great-grandsons, Robert Edward Dudley IV and Elliot Nash Dudley. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 27th at Laughlin Service Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at Maple Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made the CARE Center, PO Box 51, New Hope, AL 35760.
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Services Provided By
Laughlin Service Funeral Home and Crematory
2320 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805-4725
Past Services ╲╱
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