Born in Fulton County, had lived in Sebastian for 18 years, moving from Plainfield.
He ad been a superintendent with the Indiana Department of Correction.
A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a graduate of Tri-State College in Angola, attended Concordia Lutheran Church in Barefoot Bay, Fla., and was a member of the Elks, VFW and the Studebaker Club.
Surviving are a son, Michael L. Hudkins, Orlando, Fla.; daughter Renee M. Gunter, Sebastian, Fla.; brothers Richard, George John and Virgil Hudkins, all of Rochester; sister Mary Ellen George, Kimberling City, Mo.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Julia "Judy" Hudkins.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian, Fla., with Rev. Grant Kilps officiating. Burial will be at Sebastian Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Sunday.