Hugh Ferguson

Hugh 'Ernie' Ferguson

Melbourne, FL

Hugh 'Ernie' Ferguson, 77, of Melbourne, died Monday, June 16, 2014 in West Melbourne. A retired Mechanical Engineer at KSC, he was born in Mansfield, OH, and came to Brevard County in 1959. Ernie graduated from Ohio University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He was a member of Space Coast Woodturners, American Association of Woodturners, Indian River Kontrol Society, the Academy of Model Aeronautics, and was a Scout Leader for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gwen Ferguson; son, Grant (Vicki) Ferguson; daughters, Holly (Roger) Cartier and Judy (Michael) Griffin; and grandchildren, Michelle Ferguson, Willow and Aaron Cartier, and Kyle and Sarah Griffin. He was predeceased by a daughter, Karen Ferguson.

Calling hours are Thursday, June 19, 4 - 8 p.m. at Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home. Memorial service on Friday, June 20 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist of Melbourne. Friends planning expressions of sympathy are asked to consider Vitas Hospice, 4450 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., Ste. 250, Melbourne, FL 32934 in memory of Hugh Ferguson. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home and Crematory in Melbourne is serving the family. www. brownliemaxwell.com

Funeral Home

Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home
1010 Palmetto Avenue Melbourne, FL 32901
(321) 723-2345

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on June 19, 2014