Orris Darrell "O.D." (Bud) Ferguson
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Friday, May 11, 2012
Location: 9:39 a.m. at the Monticello Assisted Living and Healthcare Center of Monticello, Indiana.
 
 
Age: 93
Date of Birth: Thursday, May 30, 1918
Birth place:
Branch: Navy
Service: World War II
Father: James T. Ferguson  
Mother: Lou Ella ( Jacobs ) Ferguson  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Monticello, Indiana since 1937.
Funeral Date: Monday, May 14, 2012
Funeral Location: 10:30 a.m. at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Family and Friends
Burial will take place: In the Hughes Cemetery located in rural Monticello, White County, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Bud was a 1935 graduate of the Spring Valley High School in French Lick, Indiana. He moved to Monticello, Indiana back in 1937 coming from French Lick, Indiana. Bud was a U.S. Navy WWII Veteran serving from 1943 to 1946, on the USS Montauk (LSV 6 Landing Ship Vehicle) as a Machinist Mate. He had worked at the old Rider Furniture Store and the old Western Auto. Bud Owned and Operated the Bud Ferguson 66 Service Station from 1955 to 1975. He also drove School Bus for over 35 years for the Twin Lakes School Corporation from 1946 to 1981, and truly enjoyed driving for them. Bud had farmed on the family farm since 1962. Bud was a member of the Sitka Baptist Church in rural Monticello, White County, Indiana since 1942, where he had served as Deacon and as a Trustee. Bud had served as a White County Commissioner for 12 years serving from 1994 to 2006. He served as the White County Council President for 12 of the 16 years of being on the Council. Bud also set on the Advisory Board for the Union Township Trustee for 4 years. He was a former member of the Monticello Kiwanis Club of Monticello, Indiana. Bud enjoyed antique automobiles, farming and the great outdoors in general. Bud could be found drawing and doing crossword puzzles on his free time. Bud was a family man and truly loved spending time with his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.
Special Services: Full Military Rites will be conducted at the Hughes Cemetery by the Honor Guard of the American Legion, AmVets, and V.F.W all of Monticello, Indiana.
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Sitka Baptist Church of rural Monticello, White Cunity, Indiana. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On December 19, 1936 in Bloomfield, Indiana he married Lillian Ethel Powell. She died September 21, 1992.
Survivors include:
Daughters,
Terri (husband Charlie) Anderson of Monticello, Indiana, and
Janie (husband Dave) Anderson of Monticello, Indiana;

Grandchildren,
Brook Ferguson of Indianapolis, Indiana,
Angie (husband Alan) Harris of Connersville, Indiana,
Amy (husband Chris) Dankert of Fort Wayne, Indiana,
Mike (wife Lisa) Anderson of Kendallville, Indiana,
Adam (wife Amy) Anderson,
Brian Anderson, and
Tommy Anderson, all of Monticello, Indiana;

Great-Grandchildren,
Alex, Anthony, and Andrew Harris,
Owen Dankert,
Charlie Ella Anderson, and
Schuyler, and Corby Chiszar;

Brothers,
Wayne (wife Ann) Ferguson of French Lick, Indiana, and
James (wife Dorothy) Ferguson of Logansport, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, and Great Nephews.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
James T. & Lou Ella (Jacobs) Ferguson;

Wife,
Lillian Ethel (Powell) Ferguson;

Son,
Darrell Logan "Buddy" Ferguson;

Long Time Companion,
Thelma Fross;

Paternal Grandparents,
William Scott & Laura (Jones) Ferguson;

Maternal Grandparents,
William Paige & Susan (Parsons) Jacobs;

Sisters,
Irene Alspaugh and Kathleen Hall;

Brother,
Charles Ferguson.
Arrangements by:
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana 47960 ( 574 ) 583-8488.