William L. Ferguson , Jr.

  • Born: June 28, 1949
  • Died: December 17, 2019
  • Location: Hastings, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family


William L. "Bill" Ferguson, Jr., 70, of Hastings, Michigan passed away on Tuesday afternoon, December 17, 2019. Bill was born June 28, 1949 in Shaw, Mississippi to William and Sadie (Roberts) Ferguson. Bill worked for the OI Glass factory in Charlotte, Michigan for 32 years. He faithfully served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Bill enjoyed driving the open road, and just recently received his CDL. His true joy in life was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Bill married the former Lynette (Burrows) Hamilton on August 22, 2003; she survives. He is also survived by his son, William Ferguson; step-children, Craig (Tina) Hamilton, Cory Hamilton and Dana (Brian) Look; three grandchildren, Christian Look, Alyssa Hamilton and Sophia Hamilton; two sisters, Linda (Jerry) Simpson and Sheila McConkey-Ferguson; his step-mother, Ann Siders and his in-laws, Louis and Beverly Burrows. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A graveside service with full military honors to celebrate Bill's life will be 11:30 a.m., Friday, December 20, 2019 at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.