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James Matthew Ferguson, Jr.

March 13, 1948 May 15, 2019
James Matthew Ferguson, Jr.
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Obituary for James Matthew Ferguson, Jr.

James Matthew Ferguson, Jr., 71, of Collinsville, VA passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his home with his wife and grandchildren at his side. He was born March 13, 1948 in Brooklyn, NY to the late James Matthew Ferguson, Sr. and Mary Virginia Smith Ferguson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving grandparents, Stanford and Rosalie Mayfield.

Mr. Ferguson served in the United States Air Force for 4 years. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 35 years and worked for Lowe’s for 4 years. He was a past member of the Martinsville Exchange Club.

Jimmy is survived by his wife of 47 years, Rebecca of the home; daughter, Stephanie Dodson of Brooklyn, NY; son, James Ferguson, III of Lebanon, PA; “special son,” Carlton Akridge (Allison) of Bassett, VA; sisters, Josette Mackie of Brooklyn, NY and Jermaine Ferguson-Smith (Ronnie) of South Ozone Park, NY; brother, Fredrick Ferguson of NY; and nephew-son, Captain Giovanni Mackie (Madeline) of the United States Army Reserve in Dinwiddie, VA. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Malachi of the home, Jalen and Caleb of Brooklyn, NY; “special granddaughter,” Bella Akridge “Little Carlton”; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA with Pastor Jimmy Wood officiating. Family will receive friends at the home, 218 Beaver Ridge Rd., Collinsville, VA 24078.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Ferguson family.

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Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, VA 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 VA
United States

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St. Judes Children Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

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