William Amos Ferguson Jr., age 58, of Cornelia, Ga., passed away on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at the home following a sudden illness.
Mr. Ferguson was born in Demorest, Ga., on March 22, 1955, to the late, William A. Ferguson Sr. and Martha Sarah Harris Ferguson. He was a U.S. Navy
veteran and served during the Vietnam conflict. Mr. Ferguson was employed with the Georgia Department of Corrections at Lee Arrendale Correctional Institute. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville.
Survivors include his sister, Pamela Strickland (Randy), Cornelia; brother, Douglas R. Ferguson (Jeannette), Clermont; nieces and nephews, Trista and Brad Grizzle, Clermont; Joey "Jo Jo" Ferguson, Cornelia; Pamela and Kurt Gosnell, Cornelia; and Chase and Tanner Strickland, Cornelia; grand-niece and nephew, Makenzie and Levi Gosnell; loving friend, Lori Gough, Cornelia; and close friend, Anne Christol, Demorest.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Ferguson family may do so by visiting our website at www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Ga., 706-778-1700.