Ronald Lynn Ferguson, 1945-2019

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Funeral services for Ronald “Ronny” Lynn Ferguson, 74, of Watauga, Texas, were April 19 at First Assembly of God with Brother Ken Otwell officiating.

Mr. Ferguson died April 13, 2019.

He was born Jan. 18, 1945, in Dallas to Linton Doty and Margaret Jean (Hastings) Ferguson. After graduating high school, he worked at his parent’s service station. He later served his country proudly in the United States Navy on the USS Enterprise. In 1968, he married Ruth Ann (Warner) Ferguson. The two had been married 32 years at the time of her passing in 2000. On Dec. 15, 2000, he married Sharon Ferguson. In 2003, he retired from American Airlines. He worked for 32 years as a crew chief.

Mr. Ferguson was a Quitman and Yantis resident for 20 years before moving to Watauga in 2017. He was a member of First Assembly of God. He was also a proud member of the NRA and a former Bassmasters member. He was a very accomplished fisherman. He loved fossils and had a huge crystal and rock collection. He loved fossil hunting and studying archaeology. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, metal detecting and excavating antique bottles, trapping furs, chess, and arm wrestling. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by his family and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Ruth Ann; sister, Linda Williston; and brother, Donny Ferguson.

Survivors include his loving wife of 19 years, Sharon Ferguson of Watauga; one son, Brian Ferguson of Midlothian; four daughters, Katherine El Chami of North Richland Hills, Rhonda Lynn Kenyon of Cleburne; Angela London of Fort Worth, and Emily Hudson of Keller; one sister, Pam Carter of Waxahachie; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and a host of extended family and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that donations to the First Assembly of God, P.O. Box 922, Quitman, TX 75783.

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