Ferguson, Richard Bruce
Birth: Sunday, October 05, 1947
Residence: California, Maryland
Death: Saturday, December 03, 2016 at the age of 69
Laid to Rest: in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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Richard Bruce Ferguson, 69, of California MD was born to late Donald and Rose Marie Ferguson and passed peacefully surrounded by loved ones at Charles Regional Hospital on Saturday December 3, 2016.
He is survived by his only child, daughter, Holly Fleshman, who is expecting the first grandchild next month with husband Nick Fleshman. Also surviving, are two younger sisters Laurie Briegel of Georgia (Married to Lou Briegel- daughters Aimee and Emily) and a Carolynn Stahl of New Jersey (Married to Ed Stahl), niece Katherine Hatcher of Mechanicsville MD (married to PJ Hatcher with sons Justin and Jayden), as well as his ex-wife Debbie Ferguson of Mechanicsville MD.
Rick served in the Air Force and Navy, following in his father's footsteps being in the military, and spent a good deal of time traveling in his lifetime including the Panama Canal, Philippines, and across the Midwest and Northeast US over the years. Rick had settled in Southern MD in 1997 while working at Pax River Naval Air Station. Rick loved politics, was an avid reader and loved his crossword puzzles. He loved all types of music, and was in a band in his younger years. He played piano, acoustic guitar and harmonica.
A Gathering will be held at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD on December 9, 2016 from 6-7PM with a Life Celebration Memorial at 7PM. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.