James “Jim” E. Ferguson, of Masury, Ohio, passed from this life on Sunday, January 22, 2023, while a patient in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio, following a brief illness. He was 82.
James was born November 9, 1940, at home in Grove City, Pennsylvania, a son of Robert J. and Myrtle Ruth (Tebay) Ferguson.
Jim was a 1958 graduate of Grove City High School and had worked 50 plus years as a self-employed truck driver.
In his spare time, he enjoyed the fellowship at Living Waters Church, Masury, ringing the bell for the local Salvation Army Red Kettle Drives, watching TV, especially Fox News, going out for dinner, and the company of his pup, “Ilsa”.
Survivors include: his son, Michael (Denise) Ferguson, of Grove City; granddaughters, Jennifer (Dan) Gornick & Michaela Ferguson; sister, Joyce (Dave) Steele, of Jackson Center, Pennsylvania; step-children, Russell (Alise) Hardenburgh, of Boardman, Ohio, Nancy (Mahmoud) Kassen, of Poland, Ohio, Mary Herring, of White Hall, Maryland, Andrew Hardenburgh, of Hayward, California, and Bart Scott, of the Dominican Republic; and his extended family too.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wives, Adrienne (Ritz) Ferguson, who died August 3, 1999, and Linda E. (Smith) Ferguson, who died March 21, 2020.
A time of gathering to honor Jim will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023, from 10-11 AM, in the home of Briceland Funeral Service, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com
Memorial contributions can be made payable to the Meals on Wheels of the Shenango Valley, 396 Buhl Blvd., Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146.
Coordination of this tribute for Mr. Ferguson was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director. (330-509-3135)