Age: 65 Address: Marion, North Carolina Date of Death: Friday, August 16, 2013 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home.
Details: Robert Larry "Fat Cat" Ferguson of Marion, North Carolina passed away on Friday, August 16th in the Mission Hospital System. A native of Mitchell County, he was the son of Virginia Burleson Schoverling and the late Hartsol Ferguson. Robert was a truck driver for Ferguson Trucking and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Big Crabtree Baptist Church and a former member and deacon of Ledger Baptist Church. He was also preceded in death by his former wife, Marge Wilson Ferguson.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are, his daughter, Vicki Ferguson of Spruce Pine; brothers: Roger Ferguson of Wichita Falls, TX and Joe Ferguson of Ledger; one grandson, Payton Ferguson; special girlfriend and caregiver, Wanda Gail Price of Marion, NC.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 in the Ledger Baptist Church with Reverends Jay Orr, Chris Rathbone and Larry Greene officiating. Military graveside rites will be 11:00 am Thursday in the Ledger Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.