Thomas "Lynn" Ferguson, 69, a resident of the Old Leading Creek Road, Montrose, departed this life early Thursday morning, Dec. 20, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his family. He had been in declining health, and death was attributed to cancer.
He was born Sunday, Dec. 19, 1943, at Crystal Springs, a son of the late Thomas Jasper and Margaret Virginia Holbert Ferguson.
On June 20, 1964, at Coffman Chapel Church, he was married to the former Linda Kay Fortney, who survives. They had celebrated 48 years of marriage.
Also surviving are two brothers, Terry Ferguson and wife, Pinkie, and Jack Ferguson and wife, Betty, all of Montrose; four sisters, Mary Ferguson Schoonover of Elkins; Carol Sue Coffman and husband, Chuck, and Paula Ferguson, all of Montrose, and Starlet Levy and husband, Neil, of Hickville, Ohio; his extended family, the late Larry and his wife, Betty, of Belington; Lenora and husband, Nick, Loren and wife, Anita, Lynn and Lewis and wife, Debbie; his faithful companions, Skippy and Trooper; and many nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was a graduate of Elkins High School with the class of 1964 and had worked as a pattern maker and molder for Kelly Foundry for 45 years, retiring in 2008. He loved fishing, hunting and his mountain cabin and was an avid Harley-Davidson enthusiast. He was a Methodist by faith.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home Sunday, Dec. 23, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Terry Cannon will officiate, and interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman.
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Thomas "Lynn" Ferguson. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.