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Sherman, Texas

Richard W. Ferguson 
Born Grayson Co. son of Billy Ray& Margaret Jean Russom Ferguson  
husb of Michelle Ann Mehaffey

Richard Ferguson

Richard Ferguson went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center in Sherman, TX. A celebration of Richard's life will be held at Calvary Baptist Church 421 W. Moore, Sherman, TX Saturday, April 25 at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at West Hill Cemetery in Sherman. Pallbearers will be Mark Armstrong, Ricky Reeves, Izzy Aleman, Jerry Harper, Tim Inman and Tommy Neal. Services will be conducted by his long time friend, Bro. Allen Knight of Colorado Springs, CO. 
Richard was born July 31, 1954 in Sherman, TX to the late Billy Ray ?Cotton? Ferguson and Margaret Russom Ferguson. He married Michelle Mehaffey on November 9, 1974 in Sherman, TX. 
Richard worked for many years with his dad at the Westwood Exxon on Sunset in Sherman, TX. Richard eventually went to work for his Father-in-Law, Jim Mehaffey at Breathco-Mediserv, in Sherman, TX. Richard's love for people and love for helping people really shone brightly in those years of service to our community. Richard's real passion in life was golf. He loved to play the game and watch it. He shared his love of golf with his daughter and they eventually got to play together. He also enjoyed playing cards, dominoes and grill out with the family by the pool in the summer. He also enjoyed listening to country music, but he especially loved the old Gospel classics. Richard was a very generous man and was more than happy to help anyone in need. He was loved by many and will be missed deeply.
Richard is survived by his wife, Michelle Ferguson of Sherman; two daughters Darah Ferguson Stephens and husband Chris of Sherman and Madison Ferguson of Sherman. Sisters Vicki Armstrong and Susan Ferguson of Sherman, Brother Kenneth Ferguson and partner Mike of Denison. One grandson, his ?buddy?, Camden Stephens. Brother-in-law Bland Mehaffey of Sherman, Father and Mother-in-law Jim and Jacque Mehaffey of Sherman. Nephews Justin Armstrong and wife Kelli of Sherman and Michael Mehaffey of Sherman, Nieces Laura Yancey and husband Richard of Sherman, Amanda Armstrong of Sherman and Kristi Mehaffey of Dallas, Great nephews and nieces, Kaleb and Claire ?his girl? Armstrong of Sherman and Chris and Kylee ?his favorite? Yancey, of Sherman. Richard is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. 
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Cotton and Margaret Ferguson. 
Family visitation will be held at Waldo Funeral Home on Friday, April 24, 2009 from 6:00 ? 8:00 pm. 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to The Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road SW, Suite 202C, Liliburn, GA. 30047 

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