Robert L. Ferris
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Went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on September 15, 2013. Bob was born April 10, 1938, in Nashville, the son of Earl and Catherine (Ritchie) Ferris. Bob was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving from 1958 to 1960. Bob farmed his whole life and was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church. He was also a charter member of Johnstown Township Fire Department for thirty years, retiring in 2007.
Bob married Linda L. Johnson on April 17, 1960. To them were born three children, Deborah (Glen) Smith, Brian (Pam) Ferris and Douglas (Kelli) Ferris. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, one step grandchild and eight great grandchildren, a brother, Rolland (Linda) Ferris, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William Ferris.
A memorial service will be conducted, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home, Delton, with Pastor Larry Hendershot officiating. Private Burial will take place in Banfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Johnstown Township Fire Department will be appreciated. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to leave a condolence message for Robert's family.
Williams-Gores Funeral Home
133 East Orchard Street Delton, MI 49046
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Sept. 17, 2013