Bruce R. "Russ" Ferguson dec. March 9, 2009

Jun 3, 2015


Bruce R. "Russ" Ferguson, 81, of  Sandusky and formerly Akron, died Monday afternoon, March 9, 2009, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, following a brief illness.

He was born in Stow, Ohio, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater. Russ was employed by Danner Press, Inc. in Canton and Akron until his retirement in 1991. He was a life member of AMVETS Post 17, Sandusky.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, the former Theresa Burkhardt; daughter, Jackie (Webbie) Langford of St. Helena Island, S.C.; son, Patrick (Debra) Ferguson of St. Petersburg, Fla.; daughter-in-law, KathleenFerguson of Hampton, Iowa; seven grandsons; two great-grand-children; two sisters, Peggy Shuber of Norton, Ohio, and Kathryn Myers of Sandusky; brother, James Myers of Sandusky; sister-in-law, Mildred Ferguson of Barberton, Ohio; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his son, Russell Ferguson in 2006; parents, Robert and Margaret (Russell) Ferguson; and seven brothers and two sisters.

At the request of the deceased, cremation has taken place.Memorial services for the family will be at a later date with inurnment in Greenlawn Cemetery, Akron.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870 or Ohio Veterans Home, 3416 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

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