Forrest Co. Tax Collector Billy Hudson passes after lifetime of service

FORREST COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Born on June 16, 1938, Billy C. Hudson was a well-known Pine Belt businessman and public servant. Professionally, Hu...

December 1, 2022
10:20 PM

FORREST COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Born on June 16, 1938, Billy C. Hudson was a well-known Pine Belt businessman and public servant. Professionally, Hudson worked as a rancher and served as the former CEO of Hudson Salvage. He also studied at the University of Southern Mississippi, the University of Arizona and Perkinston Junior College.His long political career included serving as a Magee city alderman, two terms on the Forrest County Board of Supervisors, and three terms in the Mississippi state senate, where he chaired the Senate Agriculture Committee and was vice-chair of county affairs.

WDAM Staff