Robert “Lowell” Hudlow, 77, of Columbia, passed away at 3:00 a.m., Saturday, March 10, 2018 at his home.
Services for Mr. Hudlow will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 17, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m., Saturday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ledbetter Cemetery. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date in Columbia.
He was born Sept. 22, 1940, in Pottersville, to Edmond Mitchell Hudlow and Clella May Hudlow.
In 1963, he was married to Judy I. Marcak and to this union two children were born.
Mr. Hudlow moved his family to Columbia to work for MFA Fertilizer. He retired after 31 years of service from Pepsi Bottling Company and also worked delivering auto parts for O’Reilly’s.
He was a hard worker and took care of his family. He loved baseball and was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed working on cars and building hot rods.
He is survived by two children, Terri Hudlow and significant other, Eddie Sims, and Tim Hudlow and significant other, Carrie Bernicky, all of Columbia; seven grandchildren, Torry, Michael, Tina, Tara, Tyler, Rebecca and Sarah; seven great-grandchildren and one on the way, Jaden, Tristan, Teagen, Haylie, Paige, Evan and Jet; one sister, Pauline Tilson and husband, Enoch of West Plains.
His parents; two brothers, Eldon Paul Hudlow and Delbert Hudlow; and sister, Merlene Barnett, preceded him in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.