Hudson had served as assistant manager of the St. Charles hotel in New Orleans before coming to Birmingham. He remained manager through the change in ownership to the Dinkler hotel chain. He left in 1937 and took over management of the Bentley Hotel in Alexandria, Louisiana. He died there at age 62 and was survived by his wife, son and daughter. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Pinewood, Louisiana.
- "Coleman Hudson Dies Alexandria" [sic] (November 27, 1956) United Press/The Monroe News-Star