Gary C. Ferguson 65 of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 3:00 a.m. Saturday January 9, 2016 in his home with his family at his side.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday January 16, 2016 at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Dr. David Middleton will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville. Memorials may be made to the International Health and Development Network, General Fund of First Presbyterian Church of Shelbyville or First Presbyterian Church of Shelbyville dedicated to the family luncheon after the services on Saturday. On line condolences may be directed to the family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com. Gary’s family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Edem Agamah and staff and Dr. Joshua Ellison and staff for all of the loving care given to Gary through the years.
Gary was born August 13, 1950 in Chicago, IL the son of Marvin C. and Grace O’Gara Ferguson. He married Glenda J. Prescott on September 25, 1972 in Chicago and she passed away on September 13, 1992. Gary was a talented automotive and marine mechanic. He worked as foreman at International Harvester Co. in Chicago for many years and retired in 1991. He was an avid fan of MOPAR. He enjoyed fishing, boating, his dogs and tinkering with automobile and boat engines.
Gary was affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his special friend Crystal; son Matthew Ferguson of Shelbyville; father Marvin C. Ferguson of Shelbyville; sister-in-laws: Charlene Ferguson of Tinley Park, IL and Jane (Art) Kirby of Greensboro, NC; step-children: Tiffiny of Cowden, IL, Nikki of Lakewood, IL and Travis of Shelbyville; step-grandchildren: Kaytlin, Benton, Gracee, Gabby and Kinley
Gary was preceded in death by wife Glenda, his mother Grace and brother Marvin A. Ferguson.