GREEN RIVER — Beloved grandfather, father, brother, uncle and dear friend Bob “Fergy” Ferguson died Monday April 28, at University Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He was born in Rock Springs Nov. 2, and had been a life-long resident of Green River for most of his life. Soon after high school, he met and married Donna McFarland. They had three children: Wade, Hollie and Chad, and later divorced. On Sept. 10, 1994, Bob married Caline Barnes Ferguson and added three step-children to the family: Amy, Jessi and Lonnie. Bob and Caline were married for 15 years and carried on a deep friendship until his passing.
Bob worked many years at the mines before deciding to build his own glass business, the well-known and still-thriving Green River Glass in Jamestown. After 20 plus years of success, Bob passed the business onto his son, Wade, and went back to work at Solvay mines until his 2010 retirement.
Bob is survived by his two children: Wade Ferguson, Green River; and Hollie Ferguson, Denver, Colo.; grandchildren: Kaitlyn Ferguson, Morgan Holmes and Delaney Lucero; sister, Linda (John) Noble-Hattenburg; brother: Gary (Lois) O’Brien; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his youngest son, Chad Ferguson; brother, Lamar Ferguson; parents, Virginia and Bill O’Brien; and his father, Leonard Ferguson.
A celebration of life will be held tomorrow, May 10, at 3 p.m. at Green River High School’s commons area. His family hopes you will feel free to share your fondest memories of Bob, and that you come with high spirits and warm thoughts of him in your heart.
There will be an informal gathering at the Green River Glass Shop (455 Charles Ave, Jamestown) with food and drinks after.
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