GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Clair E. Ferguson, age 95, formerly of Greenville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, August 28, 2019 in University Hospital, Ravenna, Ohio.
Mr. Ferguson was born in Greenville on July 11, 1924 to Kyle B. and Ethel (Groover) Ferguson.
He was a 1942 graduate of Penn High School and served as decorated veteran in the United States Army during WWII, receiving a Purple Heart with Cluster.
Clair was employed for 40 years at the former Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, retiring as a foreman in the pattern shop.
He was a member of Kennard United Methodist Church and as a Mason, he was a member of F&AM Eureka Lodge # 290 and the New Castle Scottish Rite.
Clair enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing and spending time with his dog, “Mandy”.
On March 20, 1943 he married the former Naomi J. Campbell, she passed away August 21, 2014.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharyn Dunkin of Zelienople, Pennsylvania and Kimberly Ferguson of Kent, Ohio; two sons, Mark Ferguson of Kent, Ohio and John Ferguson and his wife, Paula, of Albion, Pennsylvania; eight grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and two brothers, Earl Ferguson and Ralph Ferguson.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main Street, Greenville, Pennsylvania.
Members of F&AM Eureka Lodge #290 and Rev. Bill Kirker, Chaplain of St. Paul’s will conduct a funeral service at 2:00 p.m.
Burial with committal prayers and military honors rendered by Greenville VFW Post #3374 will be in Millbank Cemetery, Fredonia, Pennsylvania.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kennard United Methodist Church, 318 Groover Road, Greenville, PA 16125.