Obituary

Robert Ferguson


BELLEFONTAINE - Robert E. "Bob" Ferguson, 88, of Huntsville, went to be the Lord on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at his home.

He was born in Belle Center, OH on January 14, 1928, the son of the late C. Crew and Ethel (Longshore) Ferguson.

In June of 1958, he married Judy (Hites) Ferguson, who survives in Huntsville.

He is also survived by his son Robert "Brad" and life partner Christine Jackson, along with his grandchildren; Jacob Ferguson and his fiancee Danielle Laws, Christian Ferguson and his fiancee Amber Hildreth, Stacia (Ralph) Messer, Tiffany (Deno) Barnes, Cheyenne Ferguson and six great grandchildren, and three brothers; Ted (Norma Kerrie), Don (Judy) Ferguson and Fred (Eileen) Ferguson.

He was preceded in death by four sisters; Hazel (George) Tanahill, Mary (Foster) Joliff, Crystal (Lloyd) Dodds, Blanch (Roland) Herrington; and five brothers, Gail (Grace) Ferguson, Harry (Merl) Ferguson, Willis Ferguson, Andrew Ferguson, Dwight (Sandy) Ferguson.

Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for 2 ½ years during the Korean Conflict. He worked 12 years at Hopewell Dairy, spent 13 years at Airstream, and spent another 10 years at AcuSport, before his retirement.

Bob loved old cars, and owned a few of his own. He loved his large family. Everyone called him Uncle Bob. He has been a member of the Hopewell United Methodist Church since he was 16 years old. He loved his church family and all his friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Pastor Jerry Lewis will officiate a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at the Hopewell United Methodist Church, 3746 US Rt. 68, Bellefontaine. Visitation will be Monday, October 31, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Huntsville Cemetery with military rites provided by the Logan County Veteran Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hopewell United Methodist Church.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER in Bellefontaine and condolences may be expressed to the family at www.edsfh.com.


Published in Weekly Currents from Nov. 1 to Nov. 2, 2016
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