Daniel Wilson Ferguson, 88, a resident of 4-H Road Philippi, was born on Jan. 25, 1925, in Barbour County, a son of the late A.J. and Maude (Phillips) Ferguson. The last surviving member of his family departed this life on Oct. 19, 2013, at Mon General Hospital surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty (Gribble) Ferguson.
Also surviving are one daughter, Nancy Ware, of Belington; six sons, Kenneth and wife, Judy, and Philip and wife, Sandy, of 4-H Road, David and wife, Susan, of Arthurdale, Paul of Grafton, and Timothy and wife, Holly, and Michael and wife, Tonya, all of Belington; 13 grandchildren, Charles, Daniel, Chris, Angela, Amanda, Taylor, Andrew, Matthew, Stephen, Michaela, Cari, Annie and Mimi; two great-grandchildren, Skylar and Dustin; one sister-in-law, Edith Cox; two brother-in-laws, Guy and wife, Barb Gribble, Edward and wife, Helen Gribble; and many special nieces and nephews and cousins
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Virgil, George, Elwood, Wayne and Omar; and two sisters, Mary Andrews and Sylvia Ervin
Mr. Ferguson was a World War II veteran, having served with the U.S. Army in the Philippines on Okinawa and Iwo Jima
He was a retired iron worker, Local 568, a life member of the VFW 410 in Belington and member of the Little Bethel Baptist Church.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, on today from 5-8 p.m. and on Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 8-11 a.m., the service hour with Pastor Randy Andrews officiating. Interment will follow in the Little Bethel Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.