Dudley was born on September 17, 1944. His family was evacuated from Orpington to a town called Dudley during WW II. Dudley and his family immigrated to the US when he was 15. The family finally settled in Islip in 1965.
Dudley worked for Air Canada until he retired in 1992.
Dudley is survived by his wife of 51 years, Carole; daughter, Denise; son, Colin; brother, Tony; sister, Christine ; 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.