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Marvin Ferguson Marvin Ferguson, 73, born Eddyville NE, to "Bert" and Zelma Ferguson January 4, 1944 - passed on December 14, 2017. Survived by wife of 51 years, Sharon Ferguson (Purvis); son, Travis (Amanda) Ferguson; daughter, Marci Harwood; grandkids Tate, Tayler and Christian, Hinson, Brandon, Joe, Nick and Jacob, all of Litchfield Park; sister Hazel (Ferguson/Harvey) Hagler of Arnold, NE; sister-in-law, Bonnie Ferguson of Ansley, NE; Nieces, nephews, and cousins galore. Preceded in death by father "Bert" Ferguson, mother Zelma (Staab/Ferguson) Bristol, sister Helen Burgaman, brothers Richard "Dick," Jim, & Claris Ferguson, sister Bonnie Bell Peterson. Upon graduation from High School he was drafted into Vietnam, served in the Air Force as a Jet Engine Welder, loved it, and stayed in the service 20 years. He married his childhood sweetheart/pen pal Sharon in 1967. In the service he lived in North Dakota, Okinawa, Idaho, Thailand, South Carolina, Montana, Hawaii, Oklahoma. He retired out of Tinker Air Force Base in 1983. Memorial Services will be celebrated at, Refinery Christian Church, 600 Bullard Ave. Suite A10, Goodyear on Thursday January 4, 2018 (Gpa’s Birthday), 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Come for one last breakfast. Immediately following will be a full Military Honor Ceremony at National Cemetery of AZ at 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85024 from 12:30 p.m.– 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Homeless Vets Feeding Vets at PayPal account hrdcoredvl@aol.com
Published on  January 3, 2018
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