Gilbert L. Ferguson of Palm Harbor, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Has was a very loving and devoted husband to his wife Jean of 57 years, and a father of 3 children whom he loved dearly. There was nothing more important to him than serving God and his family.
Gil was born on November 28, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY. He was a member of the United States military for over 20 years, serving in both the Army and Air Force where he spent time in Germany, Japan and in Naples, Italy.He is a veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam Wars and also served as a deacon in the Baptist Church. He moved his family to Pinellas County in 1981 and has resided in Palm Harbor ever since. Gil's great love was his family, travelling with his wife, exploring Florida's beautiful coastline, and reading novels.
Gil is survived by his wife Jean. Son, Scott Ferguson of San Diego, CA, two daughters, Kathy Dillman of Long Island NY, and Terri Berger of Ridge Manor, FL., and sister Sandra Laing of Long Island, NY. Son-in-Law, Robert Berger of Ridge Manor, FL.
Grandchildren, Kennie Dillman of Colorado Springs, CO; Brandy Kartak of Colorado Springs, CO. Peter and Gretchen Ferguson of San Diego CA.
Great- grandchildren, Zakary Alan Kartak and Shawn Micheal Dillman from Colorado Springs, CO.
A Memorial Service and Military Honors will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at North Dunedin Baptist Church, 1595 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin, Florida 34698.