James Ervin Hudson(35) passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 16th 2020 at University of Kentucky Hospital, in Lexington Kentucky. He was born on May 29th 1984,in Erlanger Ky. James was a life long citizen of Ky, where he spent many years working with thoroughbreds at Tommy Short Racing Stables. He was preceded in death by his Father Mike Wilder, and his mother Sue Wilder. He leaves behind his significant other Leah Burden(Cynthiana0, five children, Brayden Hudson, Camden Hudson, Mckenzie Durbin, Makya Hudson, and Ryleigh Hudson, and one grandson Bentley Kilby. He was also survived by five brothers, and one sister, Joey (Lasai) Wilder, Nick (Melissa) Wilder, Christopher (Robin ) Madden, Roger (Shaunta) Hudson, Wayne Wilder, and Marianne (Rachel) Wilder. Several nieces, nephews, uncles, and aunts, including Terry wilder, Cathy Wilder, Trisch Wilder, George Robert Wilder, Will Wilder and many beloved friends. James lived his life with a smile on his face, and laughter in his heart. Please Celebrate his life in memorial with us Friday May 22, 2020 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm at Don Catchen & Son Funeral Home, 3525 Dixie Highway, Elsmere, KY. 41018, Service will be at 3:00pm.