Ray S. Ferguson

March 17, 1918 - September 21, 2002

03/17/1918 - 09/21/2002

Past Services

Monday September 23, 2002
10:30 am
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
6309 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502
461-4054 Ext.10 | Directions

Norfolk-Ray Shelton Ferguson, 84, died Saturday, September 21, 2002 in a local hospital.

Born in Haywood County, NC, on March 17, 1918. He retired from the United States Navy after 28 years serving in both World War II, and the Korean Conflict.

Mr. Ferguson was predeceased by his wife, Amy Gertrude Ferguson and a son, Harry Lee Ferguson. He is survived by daughter, JoDean Eddins of Atlanta, GA; son, Gene Ferguson of Chesapeake, VA; daughter, Patricia Hoggard of Charlotte, NC; brother, Fred J. Ferguson, Sr. of Houston, TX; nine grandchildren, Gregory Sanders, Gene Ferguson II, Brian Sanders, Justin Ferguson, Jason Fulford, Alissa Cirillo, Amy Harris, Joseph Ferguson, Elizabeth Ferguson, and six great-grandchildren, Gene Ferguson III, Kelsey Harris, Mallory Ferguson, Ian Ferguson, Zachary Harris and Isabelle Ferguson.

A graveside service will be held Monday at 10:30 am at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens by Rev. William D. Bruner. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association in his memory.

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8 years ago


I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. May you find comfort in the fond memories you have. He fought a good fight, he kept the faith, now he has his crown!!!

Stay encouraged!!

O.Kenneth Creasy II and Family
8 years ago

Gene,Dianne and Family,

Our heartfelt condolences are with you in this time of loss. Our prayers are with each of you as you continue your journey through the gift of life God has bestowed on you. We offer our prayers and help in any form that you and your family may need in this time of sorrow.

Very Respectfully,

O.Kenneth Creasy II, Sonia, Nicholaus and Nathaniel