KANNAPOLIS Mr. Lee Ernest Hudson, 81, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in Kannapolis. A funeral service is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, at Living Water Church of God. Pastor Wade Easom will officiate. The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Sunday, at Living Water Church of God, prior to the service. Mr. Hudson was born Nov. 25, 1937, in Cleveland County. He was a son of the late Clifford Edison Hudson and Junie Newton Hudson. He was a member of Living Water Church of God. Mr. Hudson is survived by his wife, Lessie Ruth Walter Hudson; two children, Vicky Thompson and husband, David, of Kannapolis and Sandy Williams of Clemmons; two grandchildren, Julie Banker and husband, Brandon, and Khris Hayes and wife, Holly; one great-grandchild, Lacey Wilson; and one sister, Geraldine H. Burleson of Marion. Remembrances may be sent to the family online at www.ladysfuneralhome.com. Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family of Mr. Hudson.