Gary Van Voorhess Hudson, 73, an American "Lyrical Abstractionist" painter, died of heart failure at the Veterans Memorial Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Unit in Augusta on Tuesday, December 1, 2009.
Born on January 21, 1936, in Auburn, N.Y., he was the son of Howard Henry and Joyce Voorhees Hudson of Elmira, N.Y.
Survivors include his loving wife, Christie Youngman Hudson, Madison; sister, Gail Hudson McCarthy; stepson, Shaun Ferro; and his many friends of the art world.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16, at the Galilee Christian Church, 2191 Galilee Church Rd., Jefferson, Ga.
Donations in Gary Hudson's name may be made to the Madison Morgan Cultural Center, 434 South Main St., Madison, Georgia 30650.