Jerry W. Ferguson
KANNAPOLIS - Mr. Jerry Wayne Ferguson, 73, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast in Concord.
Mr. Ferguson was born Jan. 24, 1941, in Rowan County, a son of the late Amon Odell Ferguson and Beatrice Helms Ferguson. He was a U.S. Army
veteran of the Vietnam War
Mr. Ferguson retired after 30 years as a dispatcher for the N.C. Highway Patrol, where he was awarded the Order of The Long Leaf Pine. He was a Mason and a Boy Scout Leader earning the Wood Badge.
Mr. Ferguson was a very active member of Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church where his first love was cooking for the church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Doris F. Harrington.
Mr. Ferguson is survived by his wife, Judy Bowlin Ferguson; son Chris Ferguson of Kannapolis; daughter Audra Leigh Ferguson of Salisbury; stepchildren Jason W. Johnson and Angela D. Null of Salisbury; sister Carol F. Sheets and husband Ronnie of Kannapolis; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Service: A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 16 at Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church. Pastor Richard Graf and Rev. Michael A. Johnson will officiate.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday prior to the service in the sanctuary of the church.
Memorials: May be made to Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church, Building Fund, 101 Vance St., Kannapolis, NC 28081; or
, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Remembrances for the family may be made to www.ladysfuneralhome.com
Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family of Mr. Ferguson.