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L.O. “Humpy” Ferguson, January 25, 1929~May 20, 2016

L.O. “Humpy” Ferguson, 87, of Fayetteville died May 20, 2016 at the Willard Walker Hospice Home. He was born January 25, 1929 in Plainview, Arkansas to Frank and Minnie Parsley Ferguson. He was a graduate of West Fork High School. He proudly served in the US Navy from 1948 to 1953 aboard the USS Eldorado during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Trans Video and Warner Cable for 42 years. L.O. was a member of Arkansas Officials Association. He refereed football and basketball for a total of 33 years and was broadcast engineer for many years with ARN Radio Broadcasting. He was a dedicated, father and grandfather of 5 children, 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

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    Thelma & Ivan Bromley » 23. May, 2016

    So sorry to learn of Humpy passing. Ivan worked with Humpy for many years at the cable company and I worked for him a year or so there myself. Humpy was a neat person, we saw him a couple of years ago and he still looked the same as remembered from several years ago.
    God comfort you in your time of grief. In our prayers. Thelma and Ivan

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    Dick Mcchristin » 23. May, 2016

    I had the privilege of driving with him for a couple of years.He was a devoted worker and a true leader.Also he had a heart of gold. I think he would have given anyone the shirt off of his back. I will miss seeing him at the hertz office occasionally

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    Gene Bland » 24. May, 2016

    Quite a man ! I saw L.O. referee a game at Rogers High last season…and he was age 86 then,
    He did well. Gene

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    Tony and Christine Talley » 24. May, 2016

    Dear Ferguson Family,
    The local bluegrass community is mourning the loss of Mr. Ferguson. He was such a sweet man and always happy to be recording the local bluegrass bands, just so he could give them a copy of his DVD’s … He gave us many and we will cherish them. We were very lucky to have him as part of our bluegrass family and we enjoyed the times he was able to come to the potluck/pickin’s at our home. He will be missed by so many of us.
    I’m sure the angels are serenading him right now with his favorite song: Somewhere Between Your Heart and Mine……
    RIP dear, sweet Mr. Ferguson!!

    Tony and Christine Talley

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    Troy& Beverly Stout » 24. May, 2016

    So sorry for your loss, we were privileged to have know Humpy as one of our Bluegrass friends, he will be greatly missed.

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    Diane Breazeale » 31. May, 2016

    Carolyn…thinking of you and your family, love you!
    Diane