Raleigh Thomas Ferguson Jr. (AKA Tom, Tommy, Big Daddy From Cincinnati) of Lakewood, CO, son of Raleigh and Marguerite Ferguson, went to be with the Lord at the age of 80. He died at home after a five year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Tom is survived by his wife of 30 years, Julie Ferguson; 5 children Lori Garcia, Lesli (Kam) Maleki, Brigitte (Arden) Becker, Jen (James) Davenport, David (Sharon) Ostberg; sister Judy (Bingo) Wright, 9 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Tom served in The United States Army. He received a sharpshooters badge and good conduct medal. He spent time in Oklahoma, New Jersey, Germany, and New York. Later, he retired from Nobel Sysco Foods after nearly 30 years of service.
Tom enjoyed bowling, camping, riding jet-skis, and playing cards. He will be remembered for his witty sense of humor, love of God, and family…boy was he ornery!
His family loves him and will miss him dearly, but are grateful he is now at peace with the Lord.
Visitation will be held at Denver First Church of the Nazarene in Englewood, CO on Wednesday, November 3rd from 10:00am to 1:00pm with funeral services to immediately follow at 1:00pm. His body will be laid to rest at Fort Logan National Cemetery on Thursday, November 4th
In Lieu of flowers, send donations to Denver First Church of The Nazarene.