James E. ‘Jim’ Ferguson
James E. “Jim” Ferguson, 77, of Tiffin, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 20, 2017, at his home.
He was born Sept. 28, 1940, in Tiffin, to Everett and Dorothy (Nichols) Ferguson. He married Cecilia Davis Oct. 9, 1965, and she preceded him in death March 21, 2004.
Survivors include his two sons, Troy Ferguson of Tiffin and Dean Ferguson of North Canton; daughter, Monica (Shannon) Bragg of North Canton; brother, Bob Ferguson of Tiffin; and grandson, T.J. Bragg of North Canton.
He also was preceded in death by his parents.
Jim graduated in 1960 from Tiffin Columbian High School and served in the U.S. Army from April 4, 1961 to 1964, as a mechanic. He worked at American Standard for 35 years, retiring in 1998. Jim was president of the athletic boosters and volunteered his time at the School of Opportunity for 30 years, coached volleyball, basketball and track, was an OSU fan and was always attending games at Columbian High School. He enjoyed fishing at the lake, trips to Put-In-Bay, camping, working out at Bodyworks, going out to eat and spending time with his family.
His funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424, with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Tiffin, with military honors by the Seneca County United Veterans.
Friends may visit with the family from 5-7 P.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the School of Opportunity.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackufneralhome.com.