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Richard Lee Hudson

Richard Lee Hudson

July 6, 1947 - January 11, 2020

Richard loved his family, friends, railroading, and Waffle House. He was brought up in Kansas. Rick last worked for NC DOT keeping the road signs correct. He also worked for York Air conditioning. He was compassionate about the nation's railroad lines

, Salisbury NC,

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    I met Richard when he first moved to Salisbury, NC. And wouldn't you know it...it was at the Waffle House. Richard enjoyed going to a variety of places to eat...He had a great love for different types of food, however, he was limited to the foods he could eat due to having to rely on Coumadin for a health condition. But his favorite was Coffee at the Waffle House. Richard was an avid football fan and he loved the Carolina Panthers. He also enjoyed working cross-word puzzles and cryptogram puzzles. He could talk for hours about various rail road companies that spanned the country. He could recite the lines they ran on, what their names were when they were founded and the company that bought them. He could even recite the color schemes of their locomotive engines. Trains were his passion.
    Tom McCora Jan 31, 2020
    Richard will be memorialized on October 16 2020 at highland cemetery in Iola Kansas
    Rick is survived by two brothers Ronald Canfield and Steven Canfield .
    Kimmie Canfield Jan 28, 2020
    Rick loved debating, singing, and acting in high school. He was in the class of 1965 Iola Kansas. He kept up the road signs in Rowan and surrounding counties in NC . He also served as a volunteer firefighter.
    Steven Canfield Jan 28, 2020