Dwaine Hudson was born and grew up in Nebraska. He graduated from Fairbury High School in 1941 and joined U.S. Navy in 1942, serving as radio operator. After discharge from the Navy in 1948, Dwaine spent 37 years in communications with Santa Fe railroad. He was married to his wife, Eleanor, for almost 68 years until her death in 2016.
Dwaine was baptized 1958, and ordained as an elder in 1976. He served in the Kansas City and Topeka Kansas churches until his death in 2022.