William C. Ferguson
May, 1897 - 7 June, 1983
the Idaho Press-Tribune
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W. C. Ferguson
services for W.C. "Bill" Ferguson, 86, of 5305 Airport Road,
Nampa, who died Tuesday, June 7, at a Nampa nursing home, will
be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Roswell Cemetery,
Roswell, by George M. Sargent, assisted by Sam Smith, both of
the Nampa Jehovah's Witnesses.
He was born May 15, 1897, in the Indian Territory of Oklahoma
and was reared and attended school there. He married
Maude Belle McConnaughy April 8, 1933, at Eldorado, Kan., and
they lived and farmed in Kansas and Missouri before moving to
Idaho in 1939. They farmed in the Treasure Valley until
1957 and he then worked for the J.R. Simplot Co. in Caldwell
until retiring in 1961. They moved to Nampa in 1971.
He was a Jehovah's Witness.
he is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sons, Clarence
Ferguson, Caldwell, and Bill Ferguson, Homedale; one daughter,
Mrs. Harold (Dorothy) Troughton, Nampa; two sisters, Mary
Stephenson, Hemmett, Calif., and Susie Rich, Newton, Kan.; 13
grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and
He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa until
9 tonight and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday and may meet at
the cemetery for services.
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