Bobby Ferguson

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Bobby Lee “Bob” Ferguson, 93, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Heisinger Bluffs. Bob was born December 2, 1929, in California, Missouri to Sid and Elsie (Meador) Ferguson. He was united in marriage on October 1, 1951, at St. Peter Catholic Church, to Anna Marie Markway, who preceded him in death on August 7, 2017.They shared 66 wonderful years of marriage. Bob was a 1947 graduate of California High School in California, Missouri. Bob served his country during the Korean Conflict earning the rank of Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. He was honorably discharged in 1953. He was employed with Schell Construction Company and later with Gordan Builders. He was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church. Bob was a master carpenter and enjoyed woodworking. He helped his children with numerous projects and made beautiful furniture for their homes. Every Sunday after church through most of the year you could find Bob grilling pork steaks and chicken over the wood burning grill that he made surrounded by family, he also enjoyed traveling and playing a game of golf. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, life member of Veteran of Foreign Wars Fulton 2657 and a member of the American Legion. Survivors include one son, Gary (Terri) Ferguson; two daughters, Lynn (David) Young and Michele (Tim) Samson; a daughter-in-law, Denise Ferguson; 11 grandchildren, Eric (Jill) Ferguson, Kellen Ferguson (Georgia Swan), Marcus Ferguson, Aubrey (Bob) Snyder, Colton Ferguson (Abby Rittenhouse), Ashley (Rick) Bates, Heather (Shawn) Kinworthy, Lindsey (Kevin) Schlottach, Zachary (Shyra) Dougherty, Ryan Young, Gary Young, and Kelly (Bryan) Groeber; 18 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sue Hayes of California, Missouri. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anna Marie Ferguson; son, Robert Lee Ferguson; daughter-in-law, Kristi Ferguson; granddaughter, Heather Dougherty; sister, Mary Lou Allee and brother-in-law, LeRoy Hayes. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at St. Martin Catholic Church with the Rev. Jason T. Doke officiating. Burial with military honors was at Resurrection Catholic Mausoleum. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or charity of the donor’s choice. Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City.

Published January 25, 2023