David P. Wilkinson, 75, of Hudson


David P. WilkinsonHudson – David P. Wilkinson, 75, of Hudson, MA, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, June 27, 2022, after a period of declining health. He is survived by his beloved wife of over 52 years, Susan G. (Nelson) Wilkinson.

David was born in Framingham, MA on July 25, 1946, one of six children of the late Charles I and Beatrice (Brown) Wilkinson. He was raised in Hudson and graduated from Hudson High School in the class of 1964. He went on to attend classes at Bentley College and eventually took a position at Lamson’s Lumber in Hudson as a Sales Associate.

David was a history buff and was a board member of the Hudson Historical Society. His town pride and historical knowledge were evident in his community activities.  He was also an avid sports fan and especially loved football, Nascar, F1 racing and coaching youth soccer. He had a tremendous memory for sports statistics.  He loved to spend time with his friends and family. He frequently traveled to York Beach, Maine.  He especially enjoyed cross country trips visiting National Parks with friends David, Tom and Rick.

In addition to his beloved wife Susan G. (Nelson) Wilkinson, David is also survived by: his son, David A. Wilkinson and his wife Julia of Hudson; his daughter, Dawn M. Capobianco and her husband Christopher of Hudson; his sisters, Sally Wilkinson of Hudson and Marcia Cairns of West Boylston; 4 grandchildren, Jaxon and Gavin Capobianco and Edward and Andrew Wilkinson. He was also predeceased by his brother, Charles R. Wilkinson and two sisters, Joan Wilkinson and Joyce Wilkinson.

Relatives and friends are invited to a period of visitation from 5-8pm on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME, 50 Central St., Hudson, MA. A Celebration of his life will be held at 10am on Friday, July 1, 2022 in the Funeral Home; followed by a procession to Forest Vale Cemetery on Broad St. in Hudson for Interment.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Hudson Historical Society, 43 Broad St B406, Hudson, MA 01749.