July 22, 2006
By TOMIE LUNSFORD
Telegram Staff Writer
When the Rev. Dick Hudson, priest at Christ the King Catholic Church in Belton, retired from his engineering career at IBM in 1990, he thought he and his wife, Vera, would live out a fairy tale's 'happily ever after.'
'We were ready to walk into the sunset. That was our plan,' Hudson said, referring to the leisurely strolls cowboys usually take at the end of western movies once the good guys have won.
But it didn't happened.