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Preston C. Ferguson, May 24, 1921~January 29, 2017

Ferguson copyPreston C. Ferguson, 95, of Fayetteville passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at his home. He was born May 24, 1921 in the Round Mountain Community to Thomas and Laura Tresner Ferguson.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Eunice Ferguson; three brothers and one sister.

Preston was a veteran of the Army Air Corps during the South Pacific Campaign. He was a recipient of 5 battle stars including the Battle of Leyte Gulf in WW II. He was a homebuilder and built numerous homes throughout Northwest Arkansas.

He is survived by his 3 sons, Robert Gilkey (Cheryl), Dennis Ferguson (Phyllis) and David Ferguson (Lori); one brother, Francis Ferguson of Fayetteville; and numerous grandkids and great-grandkids.

There will be a 2:00 P.M. interment on Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Fayetteville National Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel. The family has requested that all guests planning to attend the burial to meet at the funeral home at 1:00 P.M.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home.

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    A T Smith » 01. Feb, 2017

    We can never repay what Preston and millions like him did for our country
    We owe our way of life today to our servicemen in WW2

    I first met Preston and Eunice @ the Little OL Oprey
    and enjoyed both of them

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    Nancy Rogers » 01. Feb, 2017

    My deepest sympathy goes out to Dennis, David, and Robert, Francis and family. Sam and I thought so much of Pappy. He was a skilled craftsman and perfectionist. Sam was so fortunate to have him to be his right hand man. Not only was he talented that way, he was also so very friendly and humorous. Always a pleasure to be around. He did have a long wonderful life and I can just see him and Sam catching up on old times together while Sam shows him around in his new home, heaven, as he reunites with Eunice. Lots of good times to remember. Nancy Rogers

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    Name » 01. Feb, 2017

    Preston was truely a great man, husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather. He was a great story teller…. He will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him. Sincerely, Dan, Carole, Brandon and Roary Ferguson

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    Mark Hanna » 01. Feb, 2017

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Ferguson family, whom I’ve known since the early 1970′s. You should all be proud of the legacy that Preston has left your family.