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Morris Ferguson

Published: Thursday, January 10th, 2013

 

Morris Dee “Ferg” Ferguson was born July 17, 1918, in Alvord, Texas, to John and Jewel (Howard) Ferguson.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 until 1946 and fought with the combat infantry in Europe during WWII, receiving a Bronze Star for valor.
Ferg began his career with the U.S. Forest Service in 1947, and worked many years on the Black Hills S.D.) National Forest, retiring in 1976.
He married Virginia Harris in 1951, and together they raised three children. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and storytelling. No one laughed at his jokes more than he.
Morris, of Custer, S.D., died Jan. 2, 2013, at Custer Regional Senior Care in Custer. He was 94.
Ferg is survived by his wife, Virginia of Custer; son, Gary (Anne Marie) of Oakland, Calif.; daughters, Sharon (Dean) Kurtz and Wanda (Rick) Wheeler, both of Custer; sister, Betty Huebner of Palestine, Texas; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were Monday, Jan. 7 at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, S.D.
Written condolences may be made at www.mccolleyschapels.com.
 

Morris Dee “Ferg” Ferguson was born July 17, 1918, in Alvord, Texas, to John and Jewel (Howard) Ferguson.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 until 1946 and fought with the combat infantry in Europe during WWII, receiving a Bronze Star for valor.

Ferg began his career with the U.S. Forest Service in 1947, and worked many years on the Black Hills S.D.) National Forest, retiring in 1976.

He married Virginia Harris in 1951, and together they raised three children. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and storytelling. No one laughed at his jokes more than he.

Morris, of Custer, S.D., died Jan. 2, 2013, at Custer Regional Senior Care in Custer. He was 94.

Ferg is survived by his wife, Virginia of Custer; son, Gary (Anne Marie) of Oakland, Calif.; daughters, Sharon (Dean) Kurtz and Wanda (Rick) Wheeler, both of Custer; sister, Betty Huebner of Palestine, Texas; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were Monday, Jan. 7 at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, S.D.

Written condolences may be made at www.mccolleyschapels.com.

 

 



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