Gary Ferguson

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Gary Allen Ferguson, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at his home.

He was born March 5, 1959, in Wichita, Kan., to Cecil Harris and Billie Jean Johnston Ferguson. He married Lydia Ferguson in 2000. She died in 2005.

Ferguson served in the U.S. Army in South Korea from 1979 to 1981. After his military service, he worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for John Deere in New Jersey.

After moving to Cape Girardeau, Ferguson began building and repairing computers. He was a member of VFW Post 3838.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Edward and Billie Hauser of Overland Park, Kan.; a brother, Claude Ferguson of Jackson; three sisters, Billie June Lochamy of Excelsior Springs, Mo., Cheryl Ann Ferguson of Wyandotte, Okla., Rhonda Elaine Ferguson-Martin of Kansas City, Kan.

The funeral will be held at a later date at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery in Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.