John Ferrell Jr.

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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, February 21, 2013, Mr. John H. Ferrell, Jr., 86, husband of 57 years to the late Helen F. Ferrell. Mr. Ferrell, born in Concord, FL, was a forty-eight year resident of Augusta, GA. John proudly served in the United States Army Signal Corps for twenty-two years. After retirement, he worked as a civil service communications instructor for Fort Gordon until 1985. He was a Methodist and enjoyed outdoor activities including hunting, fishing and camping. Family members include his sons: David Ferrell (Paige), James Ferrell (Teri), Douglas Ferrell (Brenda), Scott Ferrell; daughters: Colleen Cain (Clint), Michelle Richards (Pat), Alice Broome (Jim); and 15 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and sisters: Mildred Laing, Catherine Bryne. He was preceded in death by brothers: Kenneth, Clarence, John Branklin; and sister: Margaurite. The family will receive family and friends Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. A funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet and Son with Rev. Tom Kalliokoski officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Full Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the CSRA Parkinson's Support Group, 2708 W. Terrace Dr., Augusta, GA 30909 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 31358, Augusta, GA 30903. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
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Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors
214 Davis Road Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 364-8484
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Feb. 23, 2013
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