Ed Fergason passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, February 8, 2017, in Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Ed was born February 17, 1934, in Hobbs, New Mexico to Audrey and Ada (Teague) Fergason. He was one of nine children.
He married Carletta Bullock on October 8, 1955, in Seagraves, Texas. They moved to Cottage Grove, Oregon in 1962 and raised their five children. They opened Fergason Electronics that same year and retired in 1993.
He was a member of the Church of Christ on 420 Monroe Ave. in Cottage Grove. He really enjoyed gospel music and traveled to many concerts throughout the country with his wife.
He was often found in his shop turning pens and doing various woodworking crafts. He spent hours teaching his grandchildren how to make pens and windmills, a memory they will treasure.
He is survived by his wife, Carletta; brother, Chester Fergason; three daughters, Rhonda Hendricks (Nick), Debbie Fergason, and Carla Whittaker (Darrin); two sons, Terry Fergason (Melody Schueller) and Scott Fergason; 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.
A visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, 123 S. 7th St., Cottage Grove, OR on Saturday, February 18, at 10:30 a.m., burial at Fir Grove Cemetery.
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Ed Fergason Cottage Grove Obituary