P. Richard Ferguson

P. Richard “Dick” Ferguson, 78, of Brilliant, OH, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH.

He was born March 6, 1936, in Bellaire, OH, a son of the late Wallace and Pearl Campbell Ferguson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy V. McGahan Ferguson, in 2008; a brother, Wallace Ferguson; and an infant sister.

Dick was a retired conductor for ConRail Railroad, a member and elder emeritus of Brilliant Christian Church, a graduate of Milligan College and enjoyed golfing, his church and his family.

Surviving are two sons, Rich (Janis) Ferguson of Brilliant and Douglas (Becky) Ferguson of Albany, Ohio; a brother, Phillip Ferguson of Mingo Junction, Ohio; and five grandchildren: Amanda (Antone) Lollini and Andrew, Austin, Andrea and Eric Ferguson.

Friends received at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant, on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. with Dr. Marc R. Tinstman officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Offer condolences at www.wheelerfuneralhomes.com.