Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 30, 2012 12:08 pm EDT


MANSFIELD — George Ferguson, 78, of Mansfield, died May 29, 2012, in Lexington.

Born in Ironton, Ohio, to Harrison and Julia Ferguson, he was one of 21 children.

He was preceded in death by 19 brothers and sisters; and a son, Michael Ferguson.

Surviving are wife, Toni Ferguson; brother, Dick (Betty) Ferguson of Galion; children, Julie Barber and Mark (Cherie) Ferguson of Shelby, Jim (Charlie) Perry of Perrysburg, Debbie Kirkpatrick of Mansfield, Craig (Kim) Ferguson of Bucyrus; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

George retired from General Motors after 38 years. During the Korean conflict, George served in the U.S. Air Force.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the funeral home with military honors to follow on the grounds of the funeral home.

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