Rudolph Lane Dudley, 79, of Mason, Texas, died on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at Kerrville Veterans Hospital in Kerrville, Texas.
He was born on October 14, 1929, in Ferndale, Michigan, to the late H.K. Dudley and Erma Short Dudley.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents, and his Brothers Kenneth Dudley, and Edison Dudley.
He is survived by his wife to whom he married November of 1951, Joyce E. Mayberry Dudley; one son, Ron Dudley of Denver, Colorado; one daughter, Jeannette York and husband JD of Abilene, Texas; one granddaughter, Jessica Morse and husband Jesse of Bury Saint Edmonds, England; one sister, Helen Arnold, and husband Jake of Midland, Texas; sister-in-law, Wandalene Dudley of Midland, Texas; nieces, nephews, cousins, and many others.
Rudy was a Captain in the Midland Fire Department for 30 years, and veteran of the Korean War. He was the owner and operator of Dudley Electric Company for 20 years, and a member of the Midland Barbershop Quartet.
Funeral services werre held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 6, 2009, at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Resthaven Memorial Park North.
Arrangements were under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home, 801 Andrews Highway, Midland, Texas 79701 (432) 683-5555. To place online condolences please visit www.mem.com.