PORT CLINTON: Rick Ferguson, 64, of Port Clinton, OH, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on October 31, 1949 in Fostoria, OH, the son of Richard Allen and Esther (Ireland) Ferguson.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps
, where he served two tours in the Vietnam War
. Rick was the owner/operator of his own restaurant. He was a very kind, caring, loving man, who always put others needs ahead of his own. Rick will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.
Survivors include: son, Cole (Steffi) Ferguson; daughter, Carina (Jason) Woodley; brothers, Doug (Cindy) Ferguson, Richard Cole and Jeff Cole; aunt, Sissy, Rose Durst; Fiancée, Darlene Fahey; Darlene's daughter, Melisa Fahey and son, David Fahey; grandchildren, Caleb and Joshua, Taylor, Trevor and LJ and Ally, Devan and Tyler.
Rick was preceded in death by his father, Richard A. Ferguson; step-mother, Katherine Ferguson; mother, Esther Cole; and step-father, Max Cole.
A Graveside service with military rites will be conducted at 1:00PM, Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Catawba Island Cemetery, Port Clinton, OH.
Memorial donations in memory of Rick may be given to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory has assisted the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com