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Hugh Rip Ferguson, Jr.

December 24, 1948 May 26, 2011
Hugh Rip Ferguson, Jr.
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Obituary for Hugh Rip Ferguson, Jr.

Hugh Cardwell �Rip� Ferguson, Jr., of Sterling Heights, died suddenly May 26, 2011. He was 62 years old. Rip was born December 24, 1948, in Detroit, to Patricia (nee Whiting) and Hugh Ferguson. He graduated from Brother Rice High School in 1967 and Xavier University in Cincinnati, in 1971. Rip was a member of the Ohio National Guard and retired from Dana Corporation in 2007.

Rip is survived by his daughters, Amy (Keith) Karbo and Andrea (Erik) Stamps, and granddaughters, Stella and Mary Karbo and Natalie, Gretchen, and Erika Stamps. Rip is also survived by his former wife, Christine Huebner, loving companion, Mary Wagner, brothers, Richard (Michele) Ferguson and Peter Ferguson, sister, Catherine �Kitty� (William) Kindred, and nieces and nephews, Ryan, Molly and Hilary Ferguson and Devon and Hannah Kindred.

Visitation will take place at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Tuesday 2-8pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Name Church, 630 Harmon Street, Birmingham, Wednesday 10am. Friends may visit at church beginning at 9:30am. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.

Memorials appreciated to Alzheimer�s Association, 20300 Civic Center Drive, Suite 100, Southfield, Michigan 48076 or American Cancer Society, 20450 Civic Center Drive, Southfield, Michigan 48076.


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