HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania – Richard C. Ferguson, age 83, formerly of Sharpsville and Greenville, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 6, 2017 in Nugent’s Continuing Care Retirement Community, Hermitage.
He was born in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania on May 27, 1934 to William C. and Kathryn S. (Cornell) Ferguson.
Richard was a 1952 graduate of Sharpsville High School and had served his country in the U.S. Army, stationed in Japan.
He retired from Copperweld Steel in Warren, Ohio, where he worked as a welder and as a shipper for 33 years.
He was of the protestant faith and he enjoyed attending car races, fishing and watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s sporting events.
His first wife, the former Susan Hammercheck preceded him in death in 1978.
He then married the former Anna May Mealy on March 7, 1981, she survives in West Middlesex.
Also surviving are two daughters, Leslie F. Ferguson of Sharon and Linda M. Ferguson of Sharpsville; a son, Robert C. Ferguson and his wife, Lynn of Farrell; two stepchildren, Jody M. Swingle of Sharpsville and Linda S. Albaugh of Petrolia; a stepson, Vernon J. Ferguson and his wife, Nabuko of Okinawa Japan, 14 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; a brother, William Ferguson and two stepdaughters; Paula M. Ferguson and John R. Ferguson.
Calling hours will be held Monday, July 10, 2017 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S Main Street, Greenville, Pennsylvania.
Funeral service will take place Monday, July 10, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Military honors will be rendered at the conclusion of the service by Greenville VFW Post 3374.
Inurnment will be private in America’s Cemetery Hermitage, Pennsylvania.
Arrangements handled by Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services.