Born on April 18, 1945 in Atascadero, California, he grew up in Spokane, graduated from Shadle Park High School and Eastern Washington University, and served in the Washington State Army National Guard Reserves.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Carrie and Wayne Dudley.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Janel (Hume) Dudley; their children and grandchildren, Angie (Joe) Feryn, Adam and Colin Feryn, and Megan (Charlie) McInerney, Graham McInerney; his sister, Nancy (Mike) Kuehn.
He was employed for 37 years at Avista Utilities in Substation Engineering and enjoyed many outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and golfing.
He will be dearly missed by many extended family and friends.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 20, 2013 at Heritage Funeral Home.