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William F. Ferguson

February 2, 1933 June 18, 2012
William F. Ferguson
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Obituary for William F. Ferguson

William F. Ferguson of Sterling Heights, died peacefully at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy, June 18, 2012. He was 79 years old. Bill was born February 2, 1933, in Highland Park, to Pearl (nee Leveridge) and Frank Ferguson.

Bill worked as a hydraulic journeyman for 45 years at Ford Motor Company where he had the nickname, Mr. Clean. He was very involved with Central Free Will Baptist Church. He was a Sunday School Superintendent for many years, State Treasurer for the Wolverine Association of Free Will Baptist Church as well as the first lay person on the National Board of retirement for Free Will Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee.

Bill enjoyed flower gardens, was a huge Donald Duck collector, and kept a collection of funny newspaper clippings. He was the President of his condominium association and was on a golf league for many years, once hitting a hole-in-one.

A devoted husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend, Bill was deeply loved and will be sorely missed by many.

Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Anita, and daughters, Susan (C.L.) Dixon and Leah (Tim) Thill. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Allison (Kevin) Francis, Aaron Dixon, Sarah Shafer and Andrew Shafer, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

A Funeral Service will take place at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday 11am. Friends may visit Thursday 3-8pm. Interment in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy.

Memorials appreciated to Central Free Will Baptist Church, 2005 Rochester Road, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073 or American Cancer Society, 20450 Civic Center Drive, Southfield, Michigan 48076.

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